This summer, we challenge you to try one thing that will help you start financial conversations with your child.
In “Those Shoes,”
find out what happens when Jeremy turns down the boots his grandmother planned
to buy him, and buys himself sneakers like all the other kids are wearing.
In “The Rag Coat,” Minna’s whole community comes together to make her a new coat for the winter. She tells her classmates at school the stories behind the fabric scraps that make up the coat.
In “My Rows and Piles
of Coins,” a boy growing up in Tanzania saves up to buy a bicycle to help his
Our Money as You Grow book club can help you chat about money with your kids so they can practice money-savvy habits.
In "Curious George Saves His Pennies," the beloved monkey wants to buy a toy train. He saves up his money – but then loses it on the way to the toy store.
In “Lemonade in Winter,” find out how successful Pauline and John-John are when they try to sell lemonade outside on a cold day.
In “Count on Pablo,” find out how Pablo and his grandmother use creativity and problem-solving skills to sell their fruits and vegetables at the market.
“Can you buy this for me, pleeease?” It’s normal for young children to have a hard time not getting everything they want. Your questions and explanations can help them develop habits that can help their financial future.
When it comes to managing money and making choices, practice putting your thoughts into words. You can help your children better understand the complicated world of financial decision making happening around them.