Personal Finance Games for Kids
• Bite Club: Save for retirement while running a vampire nightclub.
• FarmBlitz: Manage farm resources to build savings and survive financial emergencies.
• Financial Football: Give your financial knowledge a workout with the latest version of Financial Football, a fast-paced, NFL-themed video game developed by Visa.
• Financial Soccer: Financial Soccer is a fast-paced, multiple-choice question game, testing players’ knowledge of financial management skills as they advance down field and try to score goals.
• Groove Nation: Dance and budget on the road to L.A.
• Practical Money Skills, a site that works to help consumers and students learn the essentials of personal finance, offers games and other educational resources.
• OnGuardOnline offers educational resources and games to teach teens how to keep personal information safe and secure online.
• Budget Challenge, a personal finance simulation tool. Students can learn how to manage a checkbook and maintain a budget, among other skills, using the program.
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• BizWorld: This nonprofit inspires children to be innovative leaders through the teaching of business, entrepreneurship and finance. (Lessons must be ordered online.)
• EconEdLink: EconEdLink is a leading source of online economic and personal finance lessons and resources for educators, students and afterschool providers.
• FEFE: Provides more than 25,000 educators nationwide with free, ready-to-teach classroom materials for grades 7-12.
• My Classroom Economy: The program has the same overall objectives for all grades — to instill basic financial responsibility and teach the value of delayed gratification.
• MyMoney.gov: MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government’s website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics of financial education.
• NEFE: The nonprofit national foundation is dedicated to inspiring empowered financial decision making for individuals and families through every stage of life.
• PwC’s Earn Your Future: The curriculum is composed of easy to follow lesson plans accompanied by interactive handouts and dynamic multimedia components. The modules span grades 3-12.
• St. Louis Federal Reserve: Free classroom resources for K-16 educators to teach about money and banking, economics, personal finance and the Federal Reserve.
• The Griffith Foundation: Provides teachers with a classroom-ready product so teachers can spend less time preparing lesson plans and gathering material and more time teaching.
• VISA’s Practical Money Skills for Life: Educator-developed and educator-approved, the program has reached millions of students across the nation.