Financial Education Resources for Parents

Here you will find helpful hints and fun teaching tools to engage kids in important money conversations. Have fun while playing games, doing activities, and learning what you can do to teach kids about basic financial concepts.

  • Game

    The Star Banks Adventure Mobile App

    The Star Banks Adventure App

    Download our free app that will help kids learn smart saving and spending habits while playing a fun game!

    Age: 8+

  • Video

    Star Banks Adventure Game Trailer

    The Star Banks Adventure game is a great way to have fun while learning financial concepts that can help you and your kids manage money for the future.

    Talking To Kids About Money Video

    Age: All

  • Activity

    Junior Scholastic Parent Activity Guide

    Learn how to take advantage of everyday opportunities to talk about family finances with your kids in our Parent Activity Guide, brought to you in partnership with Scholastic.

    Junior Scholastic Parent Activity Guide

    Age: 8+

  • Activity

    30 Days of Financial Fitness

    This calendar includes activities and ideas to help parents start the conversation about financial fitness.

    Three Little Piggy Banks

    Age: 8+

  • Activity

    Three Little Piggy Banks

    Work hard to spend smart and purchase a kitten, car, or college education.

    Three Little Piggy Banks

    Age: 8+

  • Activity

    Track Your Money

    Use this tracker to see how much money you spend, save, and share over the course of one month.

    Track-Your-Money

    Age: 8+

  • Article

    Family Money Moments

    Each month it seems as though there are so many pressing needs that vie for our limited dollars: groceries, soccer lessons, medical bills, gas, phone bill, and the next birthday party. While much of our energy may go towards spending, we can empower our kids to gain confidence with money management when they see us prioritize saving money.

    Age: All

  • Video

    Who Talks to Kids About College?

    Kids provide candid answers about who has talked with them about college.

    Who Talks to Kids About College?

    Age: All

  • Video

    Kids Explain How to Pay for College

    Kids provide candid answers regarding how to pay for college.

    Kids Explain How to Pay for College

    Age: All

  • Game

    Star Banks Adventure Online Game

    The Star Banks Adventure

    This online game provides a space adventure that teaches kids financial concepts in an engaging and fun way!

    Age: 8+

  • Video

    Star Banks Adventure Game – Behind The Scenes

    Go behind the scenes with T. Rowe Price to see how basic financial concepts were combined with a fun and engaging game.

    Talking To Kids About Money Video

    Age: All

  • Activity

    Money Confident Kids Magazine

    With tons of spending opportunities, do you feel equipped to make smart money choices? Join us on an adventure to set financial goals and learn how to achieve them.

    Money Confident Kids Magazine

    Age: 8+

  • Activity

    Junior Scholastic Volunteer Guide

    This Junior Scholastic supplement is designed to support volunteers interested in teaching kids important financial concepts. The volunteer guide is an easy-to-use tool to help show kids in grades 5-8 how to make well-informed financial decisions.

    Junior Scholastic Volunteer Guide

    Age: 8+

  • Activity

    Money Word Search

    See if you can find all of the hidden money words.

    Money Word Search

    Age: 8+

  • Article

    Basic Concepts Children Should Know

    What financial concepts do you think children need to understand? Parents can begin teaching their children basic financial concepts as soon as children begin to recognize that money is how parents obtain the things they want or need. As children grow, so should the financial lessons that parents teach them.

    Age: All

  • Video

    What Careers Kids Want

    Kids provide candid answers about what they want to be when they grow up.

    What Careers Kids Want

    Age: All

  • Video

    What Do Kids Think College Costs?

    Kids provide candid answers about how much they think college costs.

    What Do Kids Think College Costs?

    Age: All