Top 10 teaching resources

Popular resources from MoneySmart Teaching

We have developed a range of financial literacy education resources for teacher and parent use. The resources featured on this page are our most popular based on downloads and feedback.

All resources have been reviewed by teachers for teachers and are mapped to the Australian Curriculum and the National Consumer and Financial Literacy Framework.

Primary resources

Ava makes a difference
In this illustrated eBook Ava and her class decide to raise money through selling pancakes. Ava makes a difference introduces the concepts of fundraising and donating.

Year level - Foundation - Year 2
Learning areas -  Mathematics, English, Science, Design & Technology, HPE
Unit of work - Pancakes make a difference

Ava makes a difference

Money match 
This resource helps students recognise Australian currency.

Year level Foundation - Year 2
Learning areas - Mathematics

Money match

The house of needs and wants
In this unit students investigate how their needs and wants impact on spending when it comes to planning a breakfast.

Year level - Year 3
Learning areasMathematics, English, Science

House Of Needs And Wants

The fun begins: Plan, budget, profit 
Students engage in designing an environmentally friendly fun park. Students present their fun park plans and budget plans and calculate the profit they are able to generate.

Year level - Year 6
Learning areas - Mathematics, English, Science, HASS, Design & Technology
Videos - Preparing students for the fun begins  The fun begins

The fun begins

Secondary & VET resources

How can we obtain more money? 
This unit of work encourages students to explore different ways of earning money, look at how to go about getting a job and think about what to do with the money earned.

Year level - Year 9
Learning areas - Mathematics, English, Economics & Business, Work Studies

How can we obtain more money

First car
This activity helps young people know what to do when they buy their first car.

Year level - Year 9 - 12, VET
Learning areas - English, Mathematics, Economics and Business
Mobile app - MoneySmart Cars

First car

ASIC's Be MoneySmart
The resource helps students to develop money management skills which support their future careers in small business or as contractors.

Year level - Year 9 - 12, VET
Learning areas - Economics and Business, Work Studies, Essential & General Mathematics
PD module - Delivering ASIC's Be MoneySmart

ASIC's Be MoneySmart


Money makes the world go around
This digital animation uses social trends and statistics to show the demands of our modern world on young people, where money has become invisible.

Money makes the world go around

Interviews with kids about money
Money expert Scott Pape interviews a group of school children to find out what they do and don't know about money.

Interviews with kids about money

Consumerism and teens
Financial education experts talk about young people and money and what influences them as they become independent consumers.

Consumerism and teens

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Last updated: 11 Oct 2016