Following podcast is an interview with Dr. Amanda Jennings, PhD., postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship (CEEE) @ University of Delaware The Podcast Transcript: Abhijit: “Dr. Jennings, please tell us about yourself and the work you are doing at the Center for Economic Education & Entrepreneurship” Dr. Jennings: “I completed my Ph.D. in Economic Education at the University of Delaware in May 2017 under
Around the age of 6, the children start learning addition and start observing their parents making financial decisions, especially about toys, groceries, and treats. Age 6 is a good time to introduce a real-time example of how a simple math skill (addition) can be used in real world. This simple and fun activity will help the children in becoming more confident in math and handling money.
One of the most valuable and practical skills you can teach your kids and you don’t need to be a financial wiz to do that. You can start by teaching them about counting change, then adding bills. Playing money games with kids is going to be awesome. You will actively engage them in conversations about money and help answer a lot of their questions. This article provides some fun pretend games you can play with your children to make learning about money fun.
For Ages 4+
A simple and fun activity to teach kids about counting money.
Around age 4, kids start learning that money can be used to exchange goods. They watch parents give money to buy products. This activity introduces them to concept of “names” and “values” of coins.
A fun activity to teach kids about coins. Its fun for parents and kids!