Money Heroes Learning Resource

Printable Resource | Ages 3-9 (KS1/2)

Pocket money

Overall time: 15 minutes

Introduction

Theme |Understanding the role money plays in our lives

Ideas and suggestions about how to help your child develop an understanding of where money comes from and how to keep it safe.

Themes

This activity will cover the following themes from the Young Money Financial Education Planning Framework:

  • Managing risks and emotions associated with money: Keeping money safe
  • Managing risks and emotions associated with money: Looking after my money

Learning objectives

This activity will cover the following learning objectives from the Young Money Financial Education Planning Framework:

  • I understand that money has a value and needs to be taken care of.
  • I can keep a suitable place to keep my money safe, and explain my choice.

Quality Mark

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About this activity

Timing: 15 minutes

Giving your child the opportunity to earn, give, spend, lend, borrow and save is a great way to help them learn about money. Pocket money can help your child learn how to manage their own money in lots of ways, including deciding what to do with it and how to keep it safe.

Key vocabulary

borrow, buy, coins, earn, loan, money, money box, notes, save, spend


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