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    Question Board Games about Money

    There are so many board games that teach about money, it's hard to choose which one to buy. Do you have any favorites? Thanks!

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    We have Money Bags - - and the kids have a lot of fun with it. It really helped ds learn coin values and it's helping with adding and making change. DD can play with a bit of help.
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    Our kids liked the play money you can buy just about anywhere--bills and coins. They would set up a "store" or "restaurant" and charge for items, make change, etc.

    Homeschooled two kids for 11 years, now trying to pay it forward

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    We usually have a Monopoly game going on our dining room table. Plus the girls like to turn their play kitchen into a grocery store with everything priced and then they go shopping with real money.

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    Thanks everyone

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    The Game of Life is popular here, and I like it because it ties in the concepts of work, college, family, unexpected expenses, insurance, etc. Gets the idea in their heads that money isn't free.
    Dad (39) to 2 DSs Hurricane (aka Nathan, 11) and Tornado (aka Trevor, 7)
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    I have "PayDay" wrapped and under thee tree. I remember playing as a kid - you have to pay rent, etc.
    Patty - homeschooling two great kids (6 & 8). My approach has completely changed since we began in 8/11. I thought "school at home" would be our style, but we are evolving, finding out what works for us.

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    We love payday here It is our favorite.
    Canadian Homeschooling mom to 3 Wonderful Children : DD 15, DS 13 and DD2 8

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    We got our 10 yo Payday for his birthday and he loves it!
    Homeschooling two boys, ages 7 and 11

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    we got Monopoly Star Wars edition. payday or life may be our next board game choice.
    second year homeschooling dd (almost) 6 - 1st grade
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