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Saving and Spending for 8 - 12 year olds

Pre-teens start to develop a real interest for money between 8 and 12 years of age. This is an excellent time to start to teach them about saving and spending as they have a keen interest and have yet to develop any bad habits. The following are some resources to help them learn and have fun in the process


Making Cents -Every Kids Guide to Money.

Author:Elizabeth, Wilkinson
Published information:Boston: Brown and Company, 1998

The Kids' Allowance Book.

Author:Amy, Nathan
Published information:New York: Walker and Company, 1998

Allowances Dollars and Sense - A Proven System for Teaching Your Kids About Money.

Author:Paul W, Lermitte
Published information:Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1999
Resource Centre call number:332.024054 L56 1999

A Quarter In Your Piggy Bank: Teaching Your Child To Manage Money.

Author:Helen Cunningham
Published information:Burnstown, Ont.: General Store Publishing House, 1999
Resource Centre call number:332.024054 C91 1999

Guarantee Your Child's Financial Future Practical Solutions For Today's Parents.

Author:Benjamin, McLean
Published information:Toronto, Ont.: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1999
Resource Centre call number:332.0240431 M22 1999

Mom Can I Have That ? Dr Tightwad Answers Your Kids' Questions about Money.

Author:Janet, Bodnar
Published information:Washington DC: The Kiplinger Washington Editors, 1996
Resource Centre call number:332.024054 B63 1996

Money Doesn't Grow on Trees -A Parent's Guide to Raising Financially Responsible Children.

Author:Neale, Godfrey and Carolina, Edward
Published information:York: Simon & Schuster, 1994
Resource Centre call number:332.024054 C54 1994

The Money Tree Myth: A Parent's Guide To Helping Kids Unravel The Mysteries Of Money.

Author:Gail Vaz-Oxlade
Published information:Toronto, Ont.: Stoddart Publishing Co., 1996
Resource Centre call number:332.024054 V47 1997