Family Money Twist – Years 3-6

A free online home school financial education programme for 7-11 year olds – Funded by KickStart Money

Format

3 x 60 minute sessions – Expert-led videos guide children through sessions – Main activity includes games and quizzes – Choice of ‘Make it’; ‘Say it’; or ‘Write it’ task to finish each session

Target Group

7-11 year olds – P4-6 in Scotland

Group Size

Any

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Content

An online independent learning programme that teaches 7-11 year olds the basics of money whilst setting positive money habits.

These financial education resources are designed for direct use by children, with actionable ‘tell/ask/show your parent’ activities to prompt important conversations throughout the home. They can be introduced via families or a teachers’ adapted curriculum.

Three interactive sessions of videos, games and quizzes see children gain budgeting skills and develop an understanding of delayed gratification by creating saving goals.

Sessions cover:

  • Needs and Wants: Where money comes from, and understanding common needs and wants found in the home.
  • How to Budget: Understanding the importance of budgeting, and creating a budget for bedroom decoration.
  • Saving and Delayed Gratification: Exploring the concept of delayed gratification and creating personal saving goals.

The programme involves maths, art, drama and literacy skills. Children can choose a task that compliments their learning style, through age and ability, with our ‘Make it, Say it, or Write it’ options in each session.

In-person and virtual versions are also available along with a online Years 1-2** parent / teacher-led programme.

*P1-2 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

"Wealth comes in more ways than one".

Rebekah Kelly

Head of Education - School Age

"A fool and their money is soon parted".

Nick Smith-Patel

Head of Education - Young Adults

"The question isn’t at what age I want to retire, it’s at what income.” [George Freeman]

Andy Small

Education Officer

"Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent".

Laura Mattson

Quality & Training Manager

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

Wendy Grace

Education officer

"The more you LEARN the more you EARN".

Laura Ellis

Regional Education Officer - South

"Having money shouldn't cost you".

Natalie Bartlett

Regional Education Officer- South

"Save money, and money will save you!"

Naomi Darling

Communications & Facilitation Officer

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

Jade Rowlands

Partnership Manager

"Money speaks every language in the world".

Kate White

Education Coordinator