Tuesday, March 22, 2016

13 Pre-Teen Work-For-Hire Ideas, Plus One

Today’s fantastic family finance article is:

Pre-Teen Paycheck

Unpaid household chores are a great way to teach your kids to the importance of pitching in and pulling their weight as a responsible members of a family or community.

Paid odd jobs are a great way to teach your kids the critical connection between hard work and money.

Both are important.

Searching for some odd job opportunities for your pre-teens? From consigning toys to throwing puppet shows, today’s article lists 13 money making opportunities for youngsters around the house and in the neighborhood.

And here’s a bonus opportunity to consider. Do your kids like to draw? They can earn money by selling T-Shirts, mugs, and other items featuring their doodles. Sites like Cafepress make it super easy to upload artwork, plaster it on a variety of products, and sell through an online storefront.

Insider tip: grandparents make great repeat customers!


  1. It seems like kidsmoneylessons.com site may be down. Can you please post the article text if you have it saved/cached? I couldn't find it on Google cache. Thank you!

  2. Thank you for spotting that. She since moved her site to https://selfsufficientkids.com/ and I have fixed the links. -Bill