Be the Banker!
Board games can be a lovely way to spend time with the family and most houses will have a dusty monopoly game hidden somewhere! Below are some board games which focus on developing money skills. Links are provided to Amazon, but many a bargain can also be had tracking these down second hand on Ebay (just double check the listing to make sure all the pieces are included!)
Pop to the shops
Number of players: 2-4
Age range: 5-9 years
Aim: Players can act as shoppers and shop keepers as they move around the board buying and selling everyday items.
Number of players: 2-4
Age range: 7+ years
Aim: Players move around the board, winning and losing money as they go. When the first player passes the finish line, all players count their money. The player with the most wins!
Number of players: 2-6
Age range: 8+ years
Aim: Monopoly (and it's many -opoly spin-offs) is a fast dealing trading game which will have the whole family buying and selling their way round the board. Make sure everyone is clear of the rules before starting the game to stop any major arguments!
Note: It is often cheaper to search for monopoly on Ebay or Amazon and buy one of the many -opoly versions such as 'monopoly gamer (Sonic the Hedgehog),' 'monopoly LOL surprise,' 'cat-opoly,' which can appeal more to your family.
There is also 'Monopoly junior' for children under 8 years.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
Our cookies ensure you get the best experience on our website.
Please make your choice!
Some cookies are necessary in order to make this website function correctly. These are set by default and whilst you can block or delete them by changing your browser settings, some functionality such as being able to log in to the website will not work if you do this. The necessary cookies set on this website are as follows:
A 'sessionid' token is required for logging in to the website and a 'crfstoken' token is used to prevent cross site request forgery. An 'alertDismissed' token is used to prevent certain alerts from re-appearing if they have been dismissed.
We use Matomo cookies to improve the website performance by capturing information such as browser and device types. The data from this cookie is anonymised.
Cookies are used to help distinguish between humans and bots on contact forms on this website.
A cookie is used to store your cookie preferences for this website.Cookies that are not necessary to make the website work, but which enable additional functionality, can also be set. By default these cookies are disabled, but you can choose to enable them below: