Learning Resources to Teach About Money

Free worksheets and games to teach money concepts by grade.

Homeschooling is the new norm in Alberta. Support Kindergarten to Grade 12 remote learning with free activities to improve financial literacy.

Whether you’re looking for teaching resources, homeschooling activities or just want to keep your kids busy, Money Mentors is here to support you with the tools to teach grade appropriate money concepts.

Find printable worksheets, fun money games and activities to teach kids about money in kindergarten, elementary school, junior high and high school. Learning resources are free for teachers, parents and students to use in the classroom and while teaching from home.

Kindergarten Worksheets & Games

In these learning activities for Kindergartners, kids can learn about the different Canadian coins through fun and engaging games, including a classic game of bingo and a money matching game that will also aid in improving alphabet and spelling skills.

Grade 1 Worksheets & Games

In Grade 1, students should start to become comfortable with the names and values of Canadian coins, as well as the various things you can do with money. Through these fun Grade 1 worksheets, engaging games, poems and exercises, students can learn about coins and money in an interactive way.

Grade 2 Worksheets & Games

As Grade 2 students are becoming a little more familiar with the names and values of coins and bills, these fun worksheets and interactive learning activities will help solidify their knowledge, while introducing them to the ways in which you can spend your money.

Grade 3 Worksheets & Games

These Grade 3 worksheets, games and learning activities will help students learn the difference between goods and services and about where people spend their money. The activities will help students apply reasoning and simple math skills, while solidifying their knowledge on Canadian coins and bills.

Grade 4 Worksheets

In Grade 4, students have most likely become acquainted with money and are thinking more about what they can do with their money. These Grade 4 worksheets and learning activities will foster discussion to help students explore saving their money, as well as different terms we use to discuss money.

Grade 5 Worksheets

In these learning activities and worksheets for Grade 5, students will have the opportunity to explore the methods through which we purchase items, including cheques, debit and credit cards. Students will also be able to learn about the advantages and disadvantages of paying using each method.

Grade 6 Worksheets

Students in Grade 6 may have started shopping for themselves. These Grade 6 worksheets and learning activities will explore advertisements and comparison shopping, helping students understand how to shop smart and get the most for the money they spend.

Grade 7 Money Concepts

Grade 7 students may have started thinking about what they want to do when they grow up. These Grade 7 money concepts will introduce students to the basics of budgeting and to the types of expenses they can expect as they get older.

Grade 8 Money Concepts

In these Grade 8 learning activities, students will be able to explore banking vocabulary and definitions and opportunity costs through a situation-based activity and a matching game.

Grade 9 Money Concepts

Grade 9 students may have had the opportunity to become more exposed to financial information through social media, their family and peers. In these Grade 9 money concepts and learning activities, students will be introduced to the basics of debt and credit.

Grade 10 Practical Money Skills

In Grade 10, many teenagers may have started their first part-time job and begun to receive a regular paycheque. In these engaging and relevant learning activities, students will be introduced to strategies to save their money and manage debt and assets.

Grade 11 Practical Money Skills

By Grade 11, many students are starting to think about their future, are likely making a steady income from a part-time position, and are making financial decisions on a regular basis. These practical money skills will familiarize Grade 11 students with pay stubs, savings options, and loans and credit options.

Grade 12 Practical Money Skills

After Grade 12, high school students will be heading into the world and will encounter new expenses and more financial decisions. As over half of young adults obtain their first credit card between ages 18-20, this series of activities explores how to choose the right credit card, and how to read and understand a credit card statement.

Money Management for 12-16 Year Olds

These practical financial learning activities for youth aged 12-16 focus on familiarizing teenagers with various bank transactions, banking terms, and how to read a bank statement.

Money Management for 17-25 Year Olds

For young adults aged 17-25, making independent financial decisions will become a skill in their everyday lives. In these money management and financial learning activities, youth will be introduced to the emergency fund and types of income.

Additional Financial Resources

Can’t find what you’re looking for? We have lots of other great resources to help you on your financial education journey—from free online courses and youth spending plans to money tips and our online Conquer Cashalot game.

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