Fun with Finances

Fun With Finances

Although it is important to teach savings goals and responsible spending, that doesn't mean it needs to be boring. To engage your kids to learn about money, TruWest is pleased to offer the resources below. After all, it's never too early to start getting your children on the right track. 

If you are ready to open your child's first savings account, TruWest offers Youth Savings Accounts for kids under 18. 

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Paper Piggy Bank

Encourage your kids to design their own piggy bank. This exercise teaches patience, provides a great space to start saving and will instill a sense of accomplishment.

Seek & Find

Invite your kids to discover financial icons amidst a fun forest scene. This exercise provides opportunities to practice visual recognition and attention to detail.

Savings Chart

Print our helpful savings chart. If there is something your child has been asking for, this exercise teaches the value of saving money and how to work towards goals.

Money Maze

Challenge your kids to find their way through a financial maze to reach the piggy bank. This exercise helps develop strategy, hand-eye coordination and patience.

Word Search

 Get your kids familiar with financial terms with this fun word search game. This exercise reinforces reading skills, letter recognition and directional skill.

Change Count

Pull out a handful of coins and work through this counting activity. This exercise is a great way to teach kids the value of money, math skills and currency awareness.

Word Scramble

Help your kids become word detectives by unraveling these scrambled concepts. This exercise teaches them to form syllables and look for familiar letter clusters.

Design Your Piggy

Inspire your kids to save by letting them design their own piggy bank. This activity lets kids be creative and decorate these printable pigs however they want. 

Fun with Words

Have your kids put on their thinking caps and see if they can figure out the missing letters. This activity will help them get familiar with common credit union and finance terms.