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What Do You Know About Finances?

Category: On the Web | Age Group: 11-13

TOPIC:

Financial Management Information

RESOURCES NEEDED:

Computer

LEARNING OPPORTUNITY:

Chances are your child does not know much about finances. Financial Soccer is a fast-paced, multiple-choice question game. It will test your knowledge of financial management skills. While playing the game together, your child will learn important money concepts and have fun too!

THE ACTIVITY:
  • Discuss with your child the importance of managing money wisely.
  • Ask them what they already know about money management.
  • Tell them you are going to test your financial knowledge by playing a game with them called” Financial Soccer.”
  • Open the following link. Select the age of the player and choose the level of difficulty in the questions asked. Answer the questions together to see how much you both know about financial management. http://www.financialsoccer.ca/play/play.php
FOLLOW UP IDEAS:
  • During the game there were likely some financial concepts that you would like to know more about. Do a web search to learn about these new financial ideas. http://www.themint.org/tweens/
  • Read “tips for tweens” at this website on earning, spending, owing, tracking, giving, investing and safeguarding your money. http://www.practicalmoneyskills.ca/
  • Visit the Practical Money Skills website to see more financial games and resources.
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