Family Money Twist – Years 1 & 2

A free online home school financial education programme for 5-7 year olds – Led by families or teachers


Videos, quizzes and activities for 5 x 30 minute sessions – Includes a Save-o-saurus Rex money poster to work towards a savings goal over the sessions – Can be incorporated into adapted curriculums

Target Group

5-7 year olds – P1 & 2 in Scotland

Group Size


Information Sheet PDF



A highly interactive free digital financial education programme – designed to help children set positive money habits and mind-sets from an early age.

Created by experts, activities, including games, videos and role play, gets the family talking about personal finance. These sessions improve children’s understanding of the value of money and delayed gratification by making spending and saving decisions and gaining rewards.

This package of support brings money to the dinner table and tackles often difficult topics such as income and the household finances. Research shows lifelong money habits can be formed by the age of 7.

Sessions cover:

  • Where Money Comes From: Ways of earning money.
  • Practical Value: The cost of everyday items and the value of things in a home.
  • Needs and Wants: Understanding needs and wants, making choices with money and resisting temptation.
  • Keeping Track of Money: Why it is important to keep track of spending and how to do it.
  • Saving: Why it is important to save.

Family Money Twist involves maths, drawing, literacy skills and drama. It helps children start their financial education journey and build on new knowledge in a fun and structured way.

We also offer an online Years 3-6* and Years 7-9** independent learning programme.

These digital products complement our Money Twist primary school offering, a series of sessions for both upper and lower Key Stage 2 pupils, delivered directly by our expert trainers.

*P4-6 **S1-2 in Scotland

Case Studies

From opening a first bank account and trading in real markets, to moving out of care and into independent living, MyBnk’s financial education workshops pack a BIG punch!

"It makes maths real!" Improving teens numeracy skills by understanding investment

“My Mind Has Been Blown!" - Shannon, 8, opens her first bank account and starts her savings journey

"Learning to live independently taught me I had worth" Leaving care and dodging bankruptcy

Impact After Our Programmes


Of pupils who would not delay gratification, now would


Of pupils are now pursuing a savings goal


Of teachers said pupils now know financial decisions have consequences

“If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money can't buy.”

Kaye Newlan

Quality and Training Manager

Chris Bishop

Education Officer - Birmingham

"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn."

Lee Moore

Lead Trainer for the Money House midlands

Money doesn’t grow on trees but if it did you’d plant the seeds

Lizzy Wilson

Lead Trainer - The Money House Scotland

Money is the root of all evil

Josh Rigby-Farrell

Regional Education Officer (Scotland East)

Money can’t buy manners

Adam Dickson

Training Assistant - The Money House Scotland

"Save money, and money will save you!”ou!"

Simone Tulloch-Foley

Education officer

Toby Brazier

Regional Education Officer - South

'Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.'

Tommy Mack

Education Officer

"I want young people to understand things like APR as much as they understand LOL".

Carl Clarke

Lead Trainer - The Money House

"If money go before, all ways do lie open" (Shakespeare)

Emily Weldin

Education Officer

Adrian New

Regional Education Officer – South

"There are people who have money and people who are rich". [Coco Chanel]

Wendy Grace

Education Delivery Manager

“Don’t just make money, make a difference”.

Sarah Kirby

Regional Education Officer - North West

"The more you LEARN the more you EARN".

Laura Ellis

Regional Delivery Manager South

"Take care of the pennies and the pounds take care of themselves!"

Wayne Jordan

Delivery Manager

"Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you”. [Maya Angelou]

Natasha Gray

Pastoral Support Lead/Training Assistant - The Money House

"MyBnk is more than just a job. It's a lifestyle!"

Nadia Lamaani

Training Assistant - The Money House

"A wise man once said the best thing money can buy is financial freedom".

Tekisha Henry

Training Assistant - The Money House

“Spend your money on the things money can buy. Spend your time on the things money can’t buy.” - Haruki Murakami

Eloise Cook

Training Assistant - The Money House

Sierra O'Neill

Partnerships Manager

"If you want to be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting".

Jade Edwards

Partnership Manager - The Money House

"If money is the sea, learn to ride the waves".

Jade Jennings

Partnership Manager

“Money is numbers and numbers never end. If it takes money to be happy, your search for happiness will never end.” Bob Marley

Lisa Brown

Programme Coordinator