Family Money Twist – Years 1 & 2

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

Format

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

Any

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Content

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

68

Of pupils who would not delay gratification, now would

70

Of pupils are now pursuing a savings goal

87

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

Programme & Content Manager

Chris Bishop

Programme Trainer - Midlands

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

Lee Moore

Lead Programme Trainer - Midlands

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

Lizzy Wilson

Lead Programme Trainer - Scotland

Money is the root of all evil

Josh Rigby-Farrell

Lead Programme Trainer - Scotland

Money can’t buy manners

Adam Dickson

Programme Trainer - Scotland

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

Simone Tulloch-Foley

Programme Trainer - London

Toby Brazier

Programme Trainer - South

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

Tommy Mack

Programme Trainer - London

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

Carl Clarke

Lead Programme Trainer - London

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

Emily Weldin

Lead Programme Trainer

Adrian New

Programme Trainer - South

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

Wendy Grace

Programme Delivery Manager - London

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

Sarah Kirby

Lead Programme Trainer - North West

"The more you LEARN the more you EARN".

Laura Ellis

Area Manager- South and Wales

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

Wayne Jordan

Programme Delivery Manager - London

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

Nadia Lamaani

Programme Trainer - London

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

Tekisha Henry

Programme Assistant

“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

Programme Partnership Manager - London

“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 Partnership Officer - London