Financial Education Course Overview

Money Munchkids Financial Education Program Overview

Our financial education program is offered in two formats, an after school enrichment course and specialty camp, and takes children in grades K-3rd on an interactive educational adventure to understanding financial literacy and money management.

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Joseline having fun learning about profit!

Through dynamic, teacher approved, hands-on lessons, children 5 to 9 years old will learn new vocabulary and financial education concepts such as those related to banking, saving, distinguishing needs vs wants, budgeting, even earning and investing money. Our financial education program also teaches kids other important life skills such as critical thinking, team work, leadership, and decision making.

Our program is led by a Money Munchkids certified teacher who has been trained on the Money Munchkids financial education program curriculum. The curriculum for our financial education program supports both national and international standards such as Core Curriculum Standards, McREL International Standards, Jump$tart Coalition for Financial Literacy Standards, TESOL International Language Standards and the National Association of State Administrators of Family and Consumer Sciences Standards.  

The Money Munchkids financial education program is designed to meet the learning styles of all students. Every lesson incorporates a combination of learning styles (visual, aural, verbal, kinesthetic, logical, interpersonal and solitary) to teach the content to all learners. Our classes include lectures, stories, musical expression, partner work, independent exploration, kinesthetic activities, group activities, and interactive dialogue to support learning.

Our take home materials bridge class learning with home conversations and real life scenarios. 

Course Length: 8 one hour lessons spread across 4-8 weeks
Fee: The approximate fee for our 8-hour financial education course is between $100-$250 and can vary greatly based on location. 

Special group discount on our financial literacy course for Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Girls & Boys Club and homeschool groups! Request us to bring our course to your school, recreation center, homeschool group, or children’s extracurricular activity group!

Your Child Will Learn About:

 

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Kids learning about giving change, counting, buying and selling!

Our financial education course covers a variety of topics. Many of our topics are covered multiple times, in various ways and in conjunction with one another to better teach children how various financial concepts work together. Below we’ve several basic topics our course covers. 

 

Units of Currency
About Banks
Investing & Interest
Deposits / Withdrawals
Needs vs. Wants
Saving & Charity
Making Personal and Financial Goals
Income / Expenses / Profit
Opportunity Cost
Credit Cards vs. Debit Cards
What Is Debt
How to Budget
Ways & Ideas on How to Earn Money

The Course Includes:

Our program includes lots of amazing lots of interactive activities, group discussions, games and more. Here is a list of just a few things the course includes:

8 hours of Instruction
Lots of In-Class Activities
12 Activity Sheets
Money Munchkids Bank Book
Vocabulary Sheets
Money Smart Poster
Money Munchkids Activity Set
Customized Certificate of Completion
Website Activity Sheet Access Link
Resource List for Parents and Kids
Over $30 of prizes per Child
Recommended Reading List