By Chiprang.com The idea of kids making money may be going beyond the board. Yet, the fact remains that kids for ages have been making som...
The idea of kids making money may be going beyond the board. Yet, the fact remains that kids for ages have been making some sort of income within their own capacities. The question of legality of takes the backseat as many not-well to do parents want their kids to earn their own pocket money.
After one of our readers suggested that we give some tips on how kids can make money, of course without being too much burdened with their studies.
Here are some of the great opportunities for kids to begin the art of earning money.
1. Engaging in Sales Jobs:- Kids are great salesman, do you know that? Just look at all the advertisements and you’ll see that many most of the creative ads will have kids. So, you and your kids can organise a weekend sale by opening some ice cream stall outside your home, or organise a yard sale. Kid can play active role in these. You may also encourage your children to sell their old toys, help them prepare cakes, juice, sweets and asked them to begin their little weekend shops near your gate. The sales job will also be a great learning experience. Kid can learn a lot from exchange of money and numbers… it will show in their math examination.
2. Engaging in Service Jobs: There is a great demand for service of various kind which kid can do. The most common and widely practice is delivery of newspapers by kids across all countries. In United States and other developed countries kid also make money by tutoring their friends or buying and delivering supplies for many busy housewives.
Your kids can take part in:-
- Gift wrapping
- Dog walking and grooming pets
- Washing cars
- Mowing lawns
- Newspaper delivery
- Window cleaning
We’ll not go into detail of all these opportunities. The good news is that all these activities will give kids good returns. For instance, dog-walking can earn kid as much as $5-15. For a dog-walking job, please ensure that kids are strong enough to handle the pets. And, to get information about who needs a dog-walker, you can contact your local pet shops or animal care centres.
To conclude, we’ll leave you with useful links on dog-walking:-