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Fun Games to Learn About Money Management

Learning about money management doesn’t have to be boring! Here are our favorite activities and games.


Managing money isn’t only for adults! And if you think that organizing your money sounds like a drag, you need to check out our favorite money management games right now. Because we’re pretty sure they’ll make you change your mind.

With these fun games, you can learn all about money management while playing with family and friends!

Here’s a list of our favorite games and online activities to help you get started. Let’s check ’em out!

Activity Books

Ages: 6 – 8 years

Do you like quizzes and puzzles? Us too! That’s why you gotta get into the Kid’s Activity Book on Money and Finance. You’ll learn about saving, borrowing, and planning for the future. It’s a great pastime that’ll also teach you how to make smart money choices!

Ages: 8 – 12 years

Kyng & Kyren’s Generational Wealth Building Activity Book is full of exciting and fun learning activities for the whole family! Perfect for road trips, long plane rides, or rainy afternoons. This amazing book will teach you about spending, budgeting, savings, and much more!

Online Games

If you love playing online, these are the games for you. But please remember to talk to your parents before downloading any of them!

Ages: 6 – 8 years

Peter Pig’s Money Counter is a great option to practice identifying coins and adding their values while earning virtual money! It’s also a great source if you’re studying for math tests. After finishing the game, you get to go to the virtual store and buy accessories within your budget to dress up Peter Pig!

Mint Pals’ Counting with Coins takes place in a grocery setting. Just like when you go to the supermarket with your parents! With this game, you’ll learn to identify coins and solve math challenges with quick additions and subtractions – so you feel confident next time you go shopping. Plus, you can even fill your grocery cart with supplies for a camping trip!  

In Break the Bank – Biz Kids, you’ll work at a community bank and learn about savings and managing debt. It’s virtual pretend play plus money lessons. But it gets better because you’ll have to defend the bank from Mr. Boar and his blue minions! This game is a must-have for children who love adventure and want to learn about the essentials of money in a fun way!

Ages: 8 – 12 years

Feel like redeveloping a town? MySims is a popular game where players use a form of money called Simoleons. You’ll learn how to spend money wisely while building and decorating virtually anything. Go check it out!

Learning about financial concepts like budgeting and credit is super fun with Financial Soccer and Financial Football. You can test your knowledge at the end of each lesson by taking a quiz. Are you ready to play some football?

Bankaroo is a virtual bank where you’ll learn how to budget, track expenses, save up for goals and spend your money smartly! Even teachers use this fun game to help students grasp the main concepts of personal finance in the classroom. So you can tell your teacher all about it or play it at home.

Board Games

Ages: 6 – 8 years

Is it time for chores? In The Allowance Game, you’ll collect an allowance every time you complete a chore, and you can spend your earnings on the things you want! Bring your whole family on board; they’ll love it!

Do you want an extra fun game night? Then Buy it Right is the game for you! You set up your own prices and buy and sell items to make your way around the board. You’ll practice addition and subtraction to give the correct change. Need more excitement? It comes with a calculator!

Are you looking for a classic game that is not Monopoly? You’ll love The Game of Life! While traveling through “life”, you will learn to make smart decisions and good money choices to win. A “life” full of adventures and unexpected surprises is waiting for you!

Ages: 8 – 12 years

With Money Bags, you’ll learn to identify coins and do lots of counting and exchanging of money! By the finish line, you’ll have mastered important skills for your future. This is a great game for friends and family to play together.

Are you ready for your first Paycheck? Maybe not quite yet. But when you play Pay Day, you get to earn money, pay your bills and have the chance to make deals on property. It’s just like real-life!

In Act Your Wage, you’ll learn about savings and spending while trying to keep your savings up and expenses down to be the first one to yell “I’m debt-free”! This game offers hours of entertainment and learning for the entire family!

It’s so exciting to learn about money, right?  Remember: you’re not too young for it! The money skills you’ll learn with these games will help you throughout life. So add them to your birthday wishlist, tell your parents all about them, and start playing today!

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Lucia Caldera

Lucia Caldera is a writer who specializes in personal finance. Her goal is to create approachable content that sparks financial wellness and unlocks personal growth. Lucia's work reflects her passion for financial education as the key to reducing the wealth gap for future generations.

Last updated on: May 17, 2022