Friday, October 10, 2008

Financial Literacy for Children - Books and More

Given the state of the economy, right now seems like a good time to talk with your children about money. No matter their age, they can benefit from a little finacial literacy. There are so many great children's books that can help you discuss money, finance and savings.

Here are a few book lists with suggestions: Half-Pint Economics Book List
Children’s Financial Literacy Book List by Pennsylvania Commonwealth Libraries
Financial Lessons involving Children's Books by Money Management International

If you're looking for the best money books for kids, has compiled the following list:
Kidsreads - MONEY: It's All About the Benjamins!

Some great websites that cover financial literacy for kids:
Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy - this is a massive website. Each state has its own coalition. Meant for educators, parents will also find alot of useful information.
H.I.P. Pocket Change Financial Literacy - United States Mint Children's Website
Economic Awareness Council: Resources for Kids


sheri said...

Hi - I would also recommend a great GAME (which is probably a waaay more fun way for kids to learn about money) called The Chatterbox Game. It covers a range of other topics, too, so you also get YOUR money's worth! LOL