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

ASIC's First Business  

First Business online module is designed to help students decide whether starting a small business is right for them, and the First Business app can guide students through the requirements for kick starting a new business. 

Year level - Year 9 - 12, VET
Learning areas - Mathematics, Economics & Business, Work Studies
 

First Business for Top 10 page

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

Videos

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: 25 Jan 2017