Money Matters

by Bernadette Hudson
(Edukidz Pre-School Learning Center, Empangeni, South Africa)

Empty tin for money box

Empty tin for money box

Discussion




Why do we use money?

How do we get money?

What is the meaning of saving money?



Money Box Craft Activity




Use a small to medium coffee or Milo or any tin or type container with a plastic lid.

Seal the lid, and cut a line into it (the plastic lid) so that the coins can slide in easily, but not come out.

Remove the current covering - if any.
Using artistic stickers found at various shops - e.g. Crazy stores, let the children stick the stickers onto the tin.

If no stickers are available, use birthday or any other wrapping and cover the tin.

Let the child copy his/her name and glue to his/her name onto the tin.

You have now created your money box.




Kids and Money

Teach Kids Money Skills

Find out how you can teach kids money skills and help them learn about finances, business entrepreneurship and other money management skills. It's never too early to start!



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