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Financial Tips from the Atlanta Fed: Helping Children Learn about Finances
Take advantage of the long summer days and teach your kids about finances! Here are some tips about money.
- Use these online ebooks that feature quick, interactive stories and family activities to help preschool through early elementary students learn money lessons in an engaging way.
- Introduce upper elementary students to the basics of personal finance with a self-directed activity book (available in English and Spanish) and continue the learning with an online money word search.
- Have middle schoolers play a lifestyle and budget decision-making game and explore the basics of budgeting.
- Help high school students begin thinking about life after high school with an online interactive tool and learn about specific financial topics with engaging videos.