This page brings together the most popular resources that parents and teachers are currently using to help children get to grips with financial education. Split into Key Stages 1, 2, and 3 these resources evolve from the foundations of money management such as coin recognition, to more complex financial skills such as calculating interest.
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The one stop shop for all things financial education; from introduction videos on teaching financial education to hundreds of free tried and tested lesson and activity resources.
A collection of comprehensive resource packs split up by age group. A good source of reference and suitable to be used with a variety of ages and abilities in the classroom.
Pounds & Pence is intended for teachers of pupils aged 9–11. It provides a range of stimulating resources that have been designed alongside the current curriculum. Professional teachers notes accompany all the resources.
The free resource pages of the charity MyBnk have reams of creative and engaging lesson plans, ranging from enterprise activities to mini case studies which give practical advice to be used in day to day money management. They also have some brilliant videos giving tips and tricks for becoming smarter with money.
Perfect for finding individual subject lesson plans accompanied with activities and handouts. The subjects covered range from Banking and Debt to ID Fraud and Ethical Consumerism. They also have a very comprehensive and jargon busting Financial Literacy Glossary.
This site doesn’t sound the most educational, however packed with resources that will let children dip first hand into the world of finance, Risks and Rewards covers the core areas of financial education whilst introducing students to the hitorical context of our financial markets.