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BizKids


Found In: social studies, 6-8, 9-12

BizKids is a television program and companion website about business and money for students in grades 6-12.

The Show houses clips from 5 seasons of BizKids. Complete episodes can be watched on Hulu.

The Blog archives posts under 15 categories: business plans, careers, money facts, philanthropy, and more.

Games offers four games.

  • Dollar-A-Glass challenges students to buy supplies and meet requirements and still make money at a lemonade stand.
  • In The Great Piggy Bank Adventure Financial Education Game, students decide to play single or multiplayer, choose a character and a goal, and makes financial decisions toward reaching their goal.
  • In You Are Here, students learn how advertising affects them, how they benefit when businesses compete, how (and why) to protect personal information, and how to spot scams.
  • And All Terrain Brain has animated music videos, interactive games, and a downloadable activity guide.

Students provides money and finance resources, including calculators, budgets, business plans, and more.

Teachers provides lesson plans in PDF format. For example, “Where is My Allowance?” (PDF icon PDF, 385 KB, 9 pgs.) shows middle school students how to manage monthly income and expenses. The lesson includes a family activity sheet. Download a list of lessons (PDF icon PDF, 420 KB, 1 pg.) in thematic blocks. Episodes are keyed to national and California state standards.

 

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