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Teach Your Child Money Matters
Habits formed at a young age can stay with us for a lifetime. That’s why it’s important for children to learn as early as possible about how to manage money correctly.
Smiley has created these child-friendly lessons to help you Teach Your Child Money Matters.
Lessons are designed to help them learn through experience; with careful consideration for local needs and the schedules of typically busy Singaporean families in mind.
So pick a lesson and let’s start learning! Be sure to check back regularly as we’ll add new lessons every fortnight.
Lesson 1: Introduce your child to the value of money
Help your child appreciate the value of money by having him/her earn his/her own allowance. Let’s see how to put this into practice.
Lesson 2: “Mummy, how can I buy a big house?”
Let us help you answer this potentially tough question, and teach your child an important lesson on smart spending along the way. Let's explore this activity.
Lesson 3: “Daddy, when can I buy a real car?”
Explore the pros and cons of owning a car and help your child understand the crucial difference between needs and wants. Let's go.
Lesson 4: “Why do we help strangers?”
All children have a natural tendency to help others. Nurture this positivity in your child, and you can make a real difference in our community. Let us show you how!
Lesson 5: “Why did you tap your card at the cashier, Mummy?”
As cashless payments become more common, we have designed a fun family activity to help your child understand them better. Coming Soon!