The Money Tree

The Money Tree The money tree explains basic financial concepts and practices in plain and easy to understand language that children can comprehend and use in their day to day lives The clear text and playful illust

  • Title: The Money Tree
  • Author: LaDonna Smith Kalifa Damani
  • ISBN: 9780615829920
  • Page: 430
  • Format: Paperback
  • The money tree explains basic financial concepts and practices in plain and easy to understand language that children can comprehend and use in their day to day lives The clear text and playful illustrations aim to simplify financial concepts like earning, saving, interest, the difference between needs and wants, and the joy of running one s own business To make the otheThe money tree explains basic financial concepts and practices in plain and easy to understand language that children can comprehend and use in their day to day lives The clear text and playful illustrations aim to simplify financial concepts like earning, saving, interest, the difference between needs and wants, and the joy of running one s own business To make the otherwise boring topic interesting, the concepts have been explained through small anecdotes accompanied with colorful illustrations to stimulate children and ignite a love of saving.

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    1. The Money Tree by LaDonna Smith is a children's book geared towards educating children about financial literacy. LaDonna explains in her introduction why the concepts of money, saving and budgeting are recommended to be taught at an early age. She later follows this up with a poignant story about a young boy, Tyler, who is accustomed to having his parents buy everything his heart desires, until they don't. Instead, he is encouraged to work and save money in order to purchase an expensive toy. By [...]

    2. This book is for parents who want to teach their children the value of money and learn to save money. This book also show how hard to earn money and should learn how to budget your allowance or earning so you can purchase what you want. It is a very colorful way of teaching children that money does not grow on trees but it is hard-earned. Here is brief synopsis of the book: Tyler, the boy in this book have many toys and yet not satisfied even ask his parents to buy more expensive toy and thinkin [...]

    3. Teaching children the importance of earning and saving money is usually taught during the teenage years. This beautifully illustrated book teaches children that hard work truly pays off. I love that the parents explained to their son how money works, and what to do with the money you earn. Parents will find this book to be extremely helpful in opening a dialogue with their young child about money. I recommend this book to any parent.

    4. The Money Tree is a wonderful book to teach children how to handle money - it doesn't grow on trees you know! Told in a way that children can understand, and illustrated with beautiful and colorful pictures, this book will hold the attention of your children as they learn how to handle money and make it grow!

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