Learning to spend money well is a must-have skill to succeed in life! But what does that even mean? It’s a difficult concept to grasp if you haven’t learned about it. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the best books about spending for kids. They’re packed with simple and fun tips to help you do it the right way.
It’s never too early to become an expert in spending money! And these are some of our favorites to help you learn. For more on this topic, head over to our guide on how to learn about spending money as a kid. And make sure to check out all of our money books for kids recommendations!
Best for Young Entrepreneurs
Isabel’s Car Wash
If you’re into making your own money, you’ve gotta get your hands on Isabel’s Car Wash. It’s the story of a resourceful young girl who finds a way to start her own biz and earn money to buy the doll she dreams of.
Money Talks: The Beginners Guide To Investing For Kids
Would you like to afford what you want when you want it? Money Talks: The Beginners Guide To Investing For Kids will help you understand how to save, invest, and manage your money to reach your goals!
Entrepreneur Kids: All About Money
In Entrepreneur Kids: All About Money you’ll find the tools that you need to start your own business! Through quick lessons, fun stories, and entertaining activities you’ll learn key concepts of entrepreneurship and business management.
How to Turn $100 into $1,000,000
Have you dreamed of becoming a millionaire? Or starting your own business? Then, How to Turn $100 into $1,000,000 is a great choice for you. It’ll teach you about the three key principles of money: make it, save it, and invest it! It’s full of practical advice for starting your own business and saving money for your future.
Rock, Brock, and the Savings Shock
If you want to go beyond the basics of money and start figuring out how to make it grow Rock, Brock, and the Savings Shock is exactly what you are looking for. Rock and Brock are twins, but have very different approaches to life. Their grandpa gives them $1 for ten weeks in a row. But, somehow, Brock ends up with more than $500 and Rock’s got $0 left. Are you wondering what happened? Go ahead and read this book!
Arthur’s Funny Money
Arthur’s Funny Money is a classic to help you learn simple business concepts. Arthur and his sister Violet will show you what money is and how to make it. Need more excitement? You’ll have a chance to practice counting money!
Be a Young Entrepreneur: Be Inspired to Be a Business Whiz
You want to start your own business but have no idea where to begin? With Be a Young Entrepreneur: Be Inspired to Be a Business Whiz you’ll learn to choose the biz that’s right for you, keep up with customers, and grow your company! It’s also full of stories about real-life successful entrepreneurs to keep you inspired.
Kidpreneurs: Young Entrepreneurs With Big Ideas
With Kidpreneurs: Young Entrepreneurs With Big Ideas you’ll find easy-to-understand concepts and strategies to start, manage, and expand your own business. This book will also encourage you to be creative and try new business ideas that are out of the box.
Business Basics For Kids: Learn with Lemonade Stand: Profit and Loss
The fun characters in Business Basics For Kids: Learn with Lemonade Stand: Profit and Loss will teach you basic business concepts and will walk you through what entrepreneurship is and how a successful business looks!
If You Made a Million
What if you earned a million bucks? What would you do with all that money? If you love to think of the possibilities, If You Made a Million is the book for you. Because at the rate you’re learning, making a million dollars is not a far-fetched idea for a smart kid like you!
Best Activity Books for Learning How to Spend Money
Kid’s Activity Book on Money and Finance
Are you into quizzes, puzzles, and games? That’s what we thought! A smart kid like you has got to check out the Kid’s Activity Book on Money and Finance. It’s the most fun way to learn how to earn, spend, save, and do more with your dough! Go check it out!
Money: An Awesomely Fun Guide and Activity Book about the World of Finance
You like word searches, filling in the blank, and drawing your own funny money. You’ve gotta check out the Money: An Awesomely Fun Guide and Activity Book about the World of Finance! Funny characters will show you how to spend the right way. Plus, this group will introduce you to the importance of sharing your money.
Generational Wealth Building Activity Book
It’s super fun to learn about spending with the Generational Wealth Building Activity Book. Its mazes, crossword puzzles, and coloring will keep you glued to the book and leave you thinking of all you can do when you spend your money the right way!
Grandpa’s Fortune Fables
Grandpa’s Fortune Fables: Fun stories to teach kids about money will show you how to make the right spending decisions and look after your money wisely. At the end of each chapter, you’ll find fun games and will have to solve codes to win an amazing price.
Best Ledger For Keeping Track of Your Spending
Kids Allowance Ledger
When you make the big buckaroos, you gotta track ‘em too. And the Kids Allowance Ledger is your best tool to keep track of your money. Whether you get an allowance or earn your own money, this handy book will help you figure out the best way to spend your money so you can save more and become rich one day!
A Boy, A Budget, and A Dream
A Boy, A Budget, and A Dream is all about budgeting and learning to spend money wisely. The main characters, Joey and her sister Kass, will take you on fun adventures and make sure you learn to be responsible with money and so much more!
Money Plan takes you grocery shopping with Mia and her mommy. When Mia finds her favorite treat, she gets a full lesson on budgeting, saving and working hard! If you like rhymes you’ll really love this book!
Budget Math will make budgeting super easy and fun! You’ll learn the basics of how to create a budget and get lots of practice through real-life budgeting activities. Plus, you’ll get the chance to sharpen your math skills.
The Kids’ Money Book: Earning, Saving, Spending, Investing, Donating
The Kids’ Money Book: Earning, Saving, Spending, Investing, Donating will explain to you how to create a budget, and the differences between “needs” and “wants”. It’s full of fun illustrations and surprises that make it fun to read over and over again!
Are you ready to become a smart-money kid and make the most out of your money? These awesome books will set you up for success. Remember: the sooner you start the better. Start learning today!