The Prize Wheel Helps Teach Kids About Money

CP Federal Credit Union uses a variety of tools, including the Prize Wheel, to teach students about money. Play coins are given to spinners who must count the correct amount of change in order to win a prize.

Kelly Hatler, a credit union development educator and federal financial-education specialist for the credit union said,

It’s very important to start early and start young. Our savings programs don’t revolve around a dollar amount. What we want is to establish the habit of saving.

You can read more about teaching students to manage money here.

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