Create your very own allowance jars for kids. Here are six ideas to get you started.
Giving kids an allowance is a great way to teach kids money management. It’s hands-on learning at it’s best.
If you’re interesting in learning more about the benefits of giving kids an allowance, here are a few articles to get you started:
And if you’re already ready to begin giving your kids an allowance, add a little creativity to the experience by making your own allowance jars.
Here are a few DIY ideas to get you started:
From Kids Money Lessons: Print out these primary colored labels, wrap them around Mason jars and you’re kids are ready to begin basic budgeting – separating their allowance into Spend, Save and Give jars.
A Thoughtful Place makes her jars with scrapbook paper and chalkboard labels:
Fun and colorful Spend, Save, and Give wrappers for mason jars from Three Monkey’s Studio:
In addition to creating Spend, Save, and Give jars, Infarrantly Creative also provides instructions on how to create a wooden box to keep the jars neatly in place.
JoAnn Fabric provides instructions on how to create this collection of allowance jars for kids complete with a wooden board to hold them on:
Bits of Everything shows how to create a wooden box to hold Spend, Save, and Give jars.
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