Learn valuable financial skills while having fun! That's what kids get to do as they advance through this free, online game. Their mission: save Stone Broke! He's a young man who's down on his luck due to his poor financial circumstances.
Kids travel to exotic locations while learning about money management, saving, and using credit wisely. The experience is enhanced by a physical passport, and real-life rewards. Parents, teachers, and kids can embark on this journey together — so travel to MoneyIsland today!
• Free, online game with multiple levels
• For ages 8 – 14
• Kids have fun while learning financial skills
• Enhanced by a physical passport and stickers
• Kids can earn real-life rewards
• Great teaching tool in the classroom
• Parents and guardians can also play along
• Meets national standards for financial literacy
• Developed by an award-winning teacher
- How It Works
Kids learn basic principles of financial responsibility and sound decision-making — all while having fun in this exciting, online world. Financial apprentices must complete interactive missions to save Stone Broke, a young man who's down on his luck due to his poor financial circumstances.
Kids have the ultimate control in steering him toward financial well-being — by choosing better spending habits, and picking up valuable lessons along the way!
Not only are sound financial principles learned, they are reinforced with the chance to earn real-life rewards for achievements in the game. Parents, teachers, and guardians control reward guidelines. Find out more about the rewards available to your young saver.
On top of tracking their progress online, children can also do so with a physical MoneyIsland Passport. Each achievement earns a stamp in their passport, marked by colorful stickers that reflect the images, characters, and lessons learned in the game. It's also a wonderful opportunity for grown-ups to interact with kids — to track their progress and watch each milestone materialize into real-life rewards.
Though designed for tweens ages 8 to 14, the lessons taught in MoneyIsland will serve the players throughout their adult lives.
The curriculum in MoneyIsland is aligned with national standards published by the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy. MoneyIsland is designed to build skills in three basic areas: Managing Money, Saving & Investing, and Using Credit Wisely.
The lessons are presented in quests to exotic locations, including:
• Eiffel Tower – Spend, Grow, and Give
• Great Wall of China – Want & Needs and Taxes
• Sphinx – Types of Income
• Atlantis – Using Credit Wisely
• Big Ben – Understanding Interest
• Acropolis – Building Wealth