Idaho Department of Finance

Welcome to the Kids Section

Welcome to the Idaho Department of Finance's Kids Section. You'll find fun and educational links for kids, teens and adults in this section.

Kids

  • Yahooligans! - MoneyExternal Link
  • Jump$tart.comExternal Link
  • CreditUnionsRock.comExternal Link - a great site for teens to learn about Credit Unions
  • Federal Treasury Department's Kids ZoneExternal Link
  • FDIC Learning BankExternal Link
  • Washington Post Business GlossaryExternal Link
  • Second Life Virtual WorldExternal Link - University of Idaho Extension - Idahonia is the University of Idaho’s presence in the Second Life® universe. Second Life® is a multi-user real-time virtual community that is built and supported by its residents. Please note: After creating an account with Second Life® you will need to create an avatar.
  • Investor.govExternal Link - Classroom Resources: A collection of resources aimed at educating students about investing their money for a sizable return in the stock market
  • U.S. CurrencyExternal Link - Youth Education Resources: A government website equipped with free tools and resources aimed at educating students about U.S. currency
  • Understanding TaxesExternal Link - Teacher Resources: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides a financial literacy program on taxes.
  • Thirteen EdExternal Link - Educator Resources: With Thirteen Ed, public television provides an extensive list of educator resources equipped with lesson plans geared towards financial literacy.
  • Financial LiteracyExternal Link - Teach It!: A compendium of financial literacy lesson plans from the Wisconsin Education Communications Board that direct educators to the core material aimed at helping them teach each standard
  • Treasury DirectExternal Link - Money Math and Lessons for Life: A four-lesson supplement to a full blown financial literacy curriculum program.
  • Junior AchievementExternal Link - Money Management Modules: Junior Achievement empowers educators and students with sound money management modules.
  • Learn About Money for KidsExternal Link - Kids.gov offers a selection of money resources that kids can use to learn facts about money and more.

Teens

  • Consumer JungleExternal Link - Promoting Consumer Literacy for Young Adults
  • YoungBiz.comExternal Link - A site with articles, profiles, interviews, and letters dealing with young entrepreneurs.

Games

  • USMintExternal Link - Learn how money is made and play a number of different games.