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Money Tips

A treasure trove of useful tips for teaching kids about money. From how much pocket money to give and age appropriate chores ideas, to fun money activities and printable reward charts – we’ve got you covered.

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Money Matters Course

RoosterMoney – Money Matters Course

We’re really excited to bring you our updated Money Matters Course, developed in association with Children’s University   What is the Money Matters course? It’s a free to download, printable set of activity sheets. The course is open to all, but it’s ideal for 7 to 12 years old. The activities start off quite basic and […]

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Teaching Children About Money

What’s on this page? Introduction to teaching children about money Talking to kids about money Pocket money Pocket money routines How much pocket money to give Using chores for kids as an educational tool Reward chart systems Money activities for kids Integrating lessons into the everyday Arts and Crafts activities Money activities at home   […]

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Top Tips on Giving Pocket Money

It can be difficult to get into a routine and manage pocket money. Whether you plan on using an online pocket money tracker to help you or not, getting into a pocket money routine will help your whole family benefit from giving pocket money. Every family is different and you need to design a routine that works […]

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Five Money Books for Parents

There’s always something we could be doing to make smarter choices over our money and some of that you can do from the sofa. We’ve pulled together a list of money books for parents that give some original perspectives on how we can make better financial decisions, financially prepare ourselves for the unexpected and even […]

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Online Piggy Bank

What is RoosterMoney?   RoosterMoney is an online piggy bank designed to help families keep track of pocket money, give rewards and manage an allowance for kids. RoosterMoney acts as an online piggy bank so everyone knows what’s what. Whether you are looking to keep track of money given to your kids as an allowance, or know […]

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5 crafty ways to teach kids about money

Learning how to handle money can be tricky. So tricky that a lot of adults are still yet to master it. So teaching children how to deal with money can seem like a real minefield. Not only do you have to educate them about handling cash and coins, and addition and subtraction, but you also […]

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11 ways to teach kids about money this summer

It’s the Summer Holidays! The kids are ecstatic, and parents are perhaps a little….apprehensive – How will we keep them occupied? Where should we go? How much will it cost? Well why not use the opportunity to start engaging the kids with some basic money concepts that will not only be fun, but also create […]

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Best Money Books for Kids

Following on from the popularity of our top coding apps for kids post, we thought we’d share our best money books for kids this time. The way we see it, storytelling isn’t just for entertainment,  it’s also a really effective way to teach complex subjects, like MONEY 💰. From saving for a new toy to […]

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How Much Pocket Money Should I Give?

If you’re looking for answers on how much pocket money or allowance to give, then you’ve come to the right place. We have pulled together some tips and averages to help give you a steer. Remember, these are indicative – pocket money doesn’t have to be expensive. Giving pocket money in the right way (however […]

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Spring Cleaning Money Making Hacks For Your Kids

Spring is in the air! Well at least for us at RoosterHQ and with Spring comes the annual attempt to declutter and deep clean. Fear not, it’s time for you to sit back, take a supervisory role and kick start some earning and learning with the kids. So here’s our spring cleaning money making tips […]

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Pocket Money Reward Chart

Many families on RoosterMoney use a reward chart and star charts to help manage their children’s pocket money or get them involved in household jobs! We have created a free reward chart template to make it easy for you to print off a customisable reward chart. To create your chart, choose from the tasks under […]

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Top tips to teach kids the value of money

We are often asked what our top tips are on how to teach kids the value of money. So I thought I would put down some of my learnings on what families using RoosterMoney have done. Teaching with pennies & dimes will prepare them for pounds & dollars As with anything, start small before going […]

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How to Teach Kids About Money At Christmas!

The Christmas Carols are being piped through the supermarket speakers, the mountains of cardboard promotions are carefully positioned to collapse into your trolley as you push past. And you really hope that the kids are watching the box sets in the hope that they won’t be deluged with the latest Hasbro ads. Yep, it’s it’s the […]

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Get your children involved in some family budgeting

In support of Financial Capability Week, which aims to raise awareness of the importance of financial capability, we thought we’d post something to inspire you to get your children on the road to being financially capable themselves. And what better way than getting them involved in some family budgeting! Getting your children involved in the family […]