Education

Top 5 Ways to Teach Kids Coding

Liane Katz is the founder of MAMA.Codes, a mum and entrepreneur and specialist in teaching children to code. ——— As the world becomes increasingly digitally focused, we need to ensure that children are part of the digital conversation. The rise of Artificial Intelligence which is now being incorporated into robots is potentially both exciting 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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Fun & educational videos for kids

How we watch TV has evolved significantly from when we were younger. Gone are the Video cassettes and DVDs of old, or waking up early on a Saturday morning in eager anticipation of your favourite TV series! Now many of us are streaming shows on-demand, and as a result we’re seeing lots of great content […]

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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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Ted Talks that inspire

All of us at RoosterHQ enjoy a good Ted Talk. They’re short, insightful and a lot of the time, they’re funny and entertaining too! We also think they provide some great ‘kidspiration’! From engaging ways to get children into engineering, to the small questions asked that can lead to the next big scientific discovery, we […]

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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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Top Coding Apps for Kids

We may be a bit biased here at RoosterMoney (being an app and all), but coding is a great language to equip kids with for the future. We interact with technology everyday and code forms the basis of pretty much everything in the digital world. So we’ve uncovered the best coding apps for kids out […]

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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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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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10 Best Math Apps for Kids

There are a lot of educational Apps out there, but not all will hit the mark. We’ve done the hard work of separating the wheat from the chaff 🌾 and have evaluated these 10 best math apps for kids so our Rooster Families don’t have to do the work. Best math apps for kids 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 […]

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Off to your local charity shop? Get your kids involved!

After our post on teaching kids the value of money I thought I would follow up with one of my favourite ways of putting that into practice – getting your children involved with a trip to the local charity shop! Last weekend we carted a car boot full of stuff to our local charity shop. Old clothes […]