52 Week Money Challenge for Kids

At the beginning of the year, the 52 Week Dollar a Week Challenge was making the rounds with a lot of people deciding to give it a try. We took that and adapted it into a 52 week savings challenge which gave people a bit more flexibility in hopes that more people would stick with it. Both are a great way to get yourself into the habit of saving money on a weekly basis, and a wonderful way to put together your first emergency fund. After thinking about this for a while, it became apparent that it would also make an excellent teaching opportunity to help children save small amounts on a consistent basis over a long period of time. With this in mind, we have created four new challenge sheets sp

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7 Responses to 52 Week Money Challenge for Kids

  1. Wanda Thibodeaux says:

    I love this! It’s so doable, and even though it has flexibility, it’s consistent enough that kids can use it every day for predictable results. This is one savings goal I’ll have my kids set it up for sure!

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  3. Linda Laines says:

    I am a teacher, Kindergarten right now, but I have also taught 1st, 2nd, and 5th grades. For the young kids, it might be fun to have them learn to count their money as well. They can count their money, learn to trade their small coins for larger coins but the amount remains the same. It would be a great way to include math skills (coin counting) to an already fun family activity.

  4. Michelle Pizzimenti says:

    I love this idea! I have 6 daughters and we are planning our Christmas vacation for the end of the year. We are going to Disney World. I am going to do a 25ยข challenge jar for each of the girls so we can save for their own spending money while we are on vacation.

  5. Suzanne says:

    This post just made my day! I need all the help I can get as far as savings goes. Thank you so much for putting together (and sharing!) these awesome chart printables!

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