Financial Literacy Among Kids –
DoughMain financial education games directly correlate to the National Standards in K12 Personal Finance Education, created and maintained by the Jump$tart Coalition® for Personal Financial Literacy, which outline the personal finance knowledge and skills that K12 students should master.
These financial literacy standards are separated into the following six major categories:
- Financial Responsibitlity and Decision Making
Overall Competency: Apply reliable information and systematic decision making to personal financial decisions.
- Income and Careers
Overall Competency: Use a career plan to develop personal income potential.
- Planning and Money Management
Overall Competency: Organize personal finances and use a budget to manage cash flow.
- Credit and Debt
Overall Competency: Maintain creditworthiness, borrow at favorable terms, and manage debt.
- Risk Management and Insurance
Overall Competency: Use appropriate and cost-effective risk management strategies.
- Saving and Investing
Overall Competency: Implement a diversified investment strategy that is compatible with personal goals.
By empowering your child to attain critical financial literacy skills early, you position them for good financial decision-making tomorrow.
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Money Games for Kids: Learning Through Play
DoughMain teachers and game developers collaborated to design fun, interactive money games for kids from Kindergarten through high school. Recognizing the need for better financial education in the family, the games incorporate Jump$tart financial concepts and standards.
The Fun Vault: 5 years old and up
The Fun Vault uses online money games to teach financial concepts such as coin and bill recognition, counting and making change, wants vs. needs, and relative cost.
Sand Dollar City: 812 year olds
Sand Dollar City is a multi-player virtual underwater world where your children play and interact with their friends. The game starts with inheriting the family’s candy store. Players participate in quests to discover the mysteries of Sand Dollar City while paying off debt and growing the family business. In the process they will be exposed to six categories of financial education material.
I Rule Money: 1318 year olds
I Rule Money is a teenager-focused site with interactive activities about money and money management, and teen-to-teen advice on financial topics.