What is MoneySense?

MoneySense is an impartial financial education programme that uses real-life experiences to help young people develop good money habits.

Explore the Virtual Bank

Your child can use an ATM, change currency, pay in coins and more in our interactive virtual bank branch.

Money activities for parents and young people

Try these fun ideas and games - the age groups are just a guide so go ahead and explore...

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Keeping money safe
Activities Keeping money safe
  • Age: 5-8

Nobody likes losing money, so help your child develop habits to keep it safe with these activities.

What things cost
Activities What things cost
  • Age: 5-8

It can be hard for children to grasp that some things cost money, so why not give them a hand?

Vision board
Posters Vision board
  • Age: 5-8

Get a bit of visual inspiration for your child's saving efforts, with a place for them to illustrate their goals.

Family shopping list
Posters Family shopping list
  • Age: 5-8

Let the whole family contribute to your next trip to the supermarket, and rate each other's choices!


Visit the students' section for more

Here you'll find additional games, videos and interactives for young people to explore independently.

5-8 8-12 12-16 16-18

MoneySense also has a wide range of classroom resources. If your child's school isn't already using MoneySense, tell a teacher about it today!

Tell a teacher

How it works

MoneySense provides an extensive range of interactive resources that can be delivered by teachers in class, as well as activities that young people can use independently at home.

“Relating financial education to real-life situations makes it far more effective for young people”

Personal Finance Education Group (pfeg)

The benefits

MoneySense has already helped millions of young people understand how money works. It's used to support financial education in thousands of UK and ROI schools.

Builds confidence

MoneySense is designed to give young people the confidence they need to manage their money responsibly and effectively.

Equips children for adult life

A good financial education is one of the most important skills needed to to equip young people for success in adult life.

Improves employability

MoneySense can provide young people with skills that employers value in the workplace such as planning & organisation and money management.