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BBC Children in Need – Helping Children Learn to be Money Smart

  • Posted on Aug 7, 2020

 

 

BBC Children in Need have been investigating, in partnership with HSBC, the relationship children and young people have with money, and want to help improve their understanding of looking after their finances. Whether it’s pretend money, pocket money or wages from a first job, it is so important for children to understand where money comes from and how to look after it.

Each exercise is aimed at a different age group and is based around an instructional video that helps to show how everyone can be money smart.

Fairer Tales (Ages 4-6): Familiar stories with a twist! An exploration of why we go to work, earning money and how this influences our financial decisions.

To download the Fairer Tales guide, click here>>

To download the Fairer Tales worksheet, click here>>

Antarctic Adventure (Ages 7-9): Developed in partnership with Young Money, this session challenges children to think about their purchase choices and decisions.

To download the Antarctic Adventure guide, click here>>

To download the Antarctic Adventure worksheet letter, click here>>

To download the Antarctic Adventure printable rucksack, click here>>


How to Spot Signs of Fraud (10+)
: A guide on how to recognise fraud and protect yourself, your online identity and money. Highlights money mules and the consequences of getting involved.

To download the Fraud worksheet, click here>>