Reserve your Smart Money: MI Kids Read kit by submitting the form below (while supplies last). We will contact you when your kit is available for pickup. You will have a week to pick up the kit from your selected branch.

Geared towards ages birth-8. Kits include a free copy of the book Give It! by Cinders McLeod, an activity sheet, coloring pages, cut & play money, and objects to set up a play store. Watch the video to see what’s inside and learn songs related to financial literacy. Books provided compliments of Michigan Credit Unions. See additional resources for teaching financial literacy for kids of all ages below the registration form.

Additional resources for teaching financial literacy:

  • themint.org: Includes fun for kids, tips for teens, pointers for parents, and ideas for teachers.
  • incharge.org: Includes resources for teachers that feature lesson plans for all grades. Each lesson plan has a teacher’s guide and student guide. The lesson plans are written for any caregiver who wants to talk about financial literacy with their kid.
  • kidsfinancialeducation.com: Provides tips, activities, and resources about promoting financial literacy by age group.
  • ignitespot.com: Includes a list of websites that will help caregivers teach kids about money.
  • Madison Trust Financial Literacy For Beginners