If you’re reading this then you are most likely the parent/guardian of a 6-8-year-old. You may be looking for a way to teach your very young child how to make money or helping them save up for something special. At this age, they will definitely need your assistance. Be very involved with their business as they are so young. Here is a list of ideas that could be age appropriate for your child to make money. If one particularly sparks your interest and you’d like more details on how to make it happen, leave a comment below and we’ll put yours at the top of the list for our next how-to guide.
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For How To Make Money As A 6, 7 & 8-year-old
#1 Fundraising– At a young age like 6, 7 or 8 fundraising works really well. Check out over 18 fundraising ideas to make money as a kid.
#3 Lemonade– Set up a lemonade stand on a busy corner on a hot day and sell lemonade.
#5 Bake Sale– Set up a table with baked goods at a public place, garage sale or local city event. Learn the secret ingredient for how to have a successful bake sale from the Bake Sale King. (Hint, rummage sale)
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Weeding- Weeds are everywhere! Offer to weed people’s yards, flowerbeds, gardens and remove crabgrass and other weeds from their lawns. If you can get the weeds from the roots, you will please all of your clients. The start up cost for this idea is only one simple tool, a weeder.
Golf balls– Golfers loose tons of golf balls, especially golfers like me. Recover golf balls at golf courses in the tall grass, trees, and bushes. I have personally found buckets and buckets of golf balls. Wash them in a ball washer to save time and sell them back to the golfers. If there is a road that intersects with a golf path near you, that is a great place to set up a stand. This manufactured stand would be a perfect stand to sell from. Learn more about how to sell used golf balls.
Recycle- Collect aluminum cans, copper wire, or other metal and recycle for money.
Backpack Dollar Store- Always carry pencils, pens, erasers, candy and snacks in your backpack at school and sell them at recess
Holiday Sales- At parades and city events sell water, Powerade, and candy.
Hot Chocolate- Sell hot chocolate on a cold day on a busy street corner or at a bus stop.
Snow Cones- Sell snow cones next to a pool or on a busy street corner on a hot day.
Bake Sale- Set up a table with baked goods at a public place, garage sale or local city event.
Popcorn- Sell popcorn at a local city event or play.
Puppet Show- Set up a puppet show with neighborhood kids and charge admission.
Photographer Assistant- Partner up with a family photographer and get kids to smile and look at the camera charge the photographer a fee.
Make and Sell Crafts- Look on Pinterest and find crafts to make and sell at boutiques.
Garbage Can Service– Once a week, take out and return trash cans to the street on dumping day. Clean them after being dumped for an extra service.
Play Instrument in Public Place- Play your instrument in a public place like on a busy sidewalk, at a city event or restaurant.
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