So you’re kid is 9, 10 or 11 years old and looking to make some money. Check out this list of ideas on what to do. If you’d like more details, leave a comment below and your’s will be at the top of our list for our next how-to guide. With this entire list, you should be able to help your kids know how to make money as a kid ages 9, 10 and 11.
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#1 Fundraising– Schools and sports teams do fundraisers all the time to make loads of money. You may have already participated in one. Why not try a fundraiser just for yourself.
#2 Start A Website (That Makes Money)– With your parents help you can start your own blog or website that makes money. I will show you how in my FREE guide. Would you rather scoop poop or make money while you sleep with your own website?
#4 Lemonade– Have you tried selling lemonade before? Here are my best tips for making a successful lemonade stand.
#5 Car Cleaning– Looking to make money every week? Cleaning cars is something you can keep doing for the same few adults every week and get paid.
#7 T-Shirt Business– Do you want some custom shirts for your club or team? Learn how to make money designing and selling your own t-shirts.
If you didn’t already find a great way to make the money you need and want don’t worry we have over 200+ more ideas below. Just keep looking or download the entire list for free. Tons of kids have found success by starting with our free mini course called How To Make Money As A Kid 101 in the Cash Academy.
Window Washing– All you need is a squeegee and some soap and you’ll be able to wash lots of windows in no time. Offer to do both the inside and the outside.
Book Repairs- Almost anyone who has small children probably has a pile of books that need pages taped back together. Offer your services to moms with young children.
Boat Cleaner– Boats always need a good cleaning at the beginning of boating season and before and after each use. Become an expert at cleaning the inside and outside of them.
Camper Cleaner– After camping, no one wants to clean out their camper. Do a run through of deep cleaning their camper for them.
Shoe Shine– Though most people don’t get around to it, almost everyone has a pair of shoes that need shining. See who in your life you can offer your services to.
Sitting for Errands– Moms loathe taking their kids in and out of stores for errands. Sometimes it takes more time to get the kids loaded and unloaded than the actual errand takes. Offer to sit in the car with the kids while the mom runs errands.
Mom Assistant– Moms with small children always need an extra hand folding laundry, helping with homework or doing dishes. You can be that mom’s assistant.
Mow Lawns- Mow lawns for neighbors that are within walking distance.
Watering- It is a very routine yet necessary job to have many or all plants watered. Whether you’re taking one thing off their to-do list or taking over while they’re out of town, your service will be in hot demand.
Electrical Wire Stripper– Find wasted copper wire from electrical contractors or constructions sites, strip and sell to metal salvaging companies. There is a lot of money in this.
Metal detecting- Use a metal detector in public places and parks to find rings, coins, and other valuables and sell them to ring stores or pawn shops.
Bugs- Catch milkweed or caterpillars and put them in cages. Sell them.
Spiders- Find spiders and sell their babies.
Rocks- Study a few interesting rocks and find them. Sell them for what you think they’re worth.
Ladybugs- Ladybugs are every gardener’s dream insect. Sell them to gardeners.
Cricket Farming- Find and sell crickets for people’s reptiles feed.
Lizards- Lizards eat insects like scorpions. Catch them and sell them to those in need.
Free Section from Craigslist (KSL- Utah, Idaho)- Look through the free section on Craigslist and find things that are near where you live. Pick them up and sell them back on Craigslist or a garage sale.
Pine Nuts- Find pine nuts in the woods. Clean them up and sell them. They are worth a lot.
Second Hand Service- Offer to take people’s junk or unsold items from garage sales. Sell them on Craigslist or make your own garage sale.
Sell Baby Rodents (gerbils, mice, etc)- Buy rodents, breed them, sell their babies.
Video Game Rental- Collect a great video game collection and rent it out. You can even charge late fees.
Video Rental- Rent out your DVDs or videos.
Blog- Blog about a passion or niche and earn money with affiliate links, Adsense or sponsors.
YouTube- Make YouTube videos and advertise. Get paid by becoming a Youtube partner.
Homegrown Produce- Grow your own garden and sell the produce at a farmers market or to neighbors.
Farm Fresh Eggs- Raise chickens and sell their farm fresh eggs to neighbors.
Sell Baby Chicks- Get an incubator and sell baby chicks.
Up-sell Used Goods- Find used goods on craigslist or at garage sales for cheap and sell them for a higher price.
Flowers- Sell flowers on holidays like Memorial Day, Veterans Day or Valentines Day.
Sell School Fan Gear- When it is your local college or high school’s game day, sell school jerseys, hats, T-shirts, pom-poms and other school fan gear.
Candy Machine– Find a trustworthy place and set up boxes of candy where people can buy a candy and pay on their honor.
Book Repairs for Elementary Teachers- Elementary teachers collect a lot of torn paged books over the school year. Offer to repair their books.
Bread- Learn the art of making homemade bread and sell it weekly to friends and neighbors.
Duck Tape Wallets- Practice making duck tape wallets and then sell them.
Here are a few more ideas of jobs for 9-year-olds.
These are our best ideas for how to make money as a 9-year-old, 10-year-old, and 11-year-old. Also, visit the how to make money as a kid categories below as your kids could do everything on those lists as well.
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