Top 15 money games, toys for kids

3. Ages 8-10: Show them how money works

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    This April file photo shows a Monopoly game in Portland, Ore. While you're playing with your children, they're learning about spending, budgeting, and saving money.
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At this age, kids are typically able to understand more sophisticated forms of money and financial savvy. 

play checkbook is a great and fun way for children to learn how a checkbook is used, and how to use it. 

Board games that teach children about spending, budgeting, and saving money also are a fun way for families to spend time together, such as MonopolyLifePay Day, and Money Bags.

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