Five books to teach finance to children

Most of the time we learn about economics on our own. Not enough financial concepts are taught at school. That is why, if you want your son or daughter to have knowledge in this field, we recommend five books to help them understand the value of money and saving.

‘Mi primer libro de economía: ahorro e inversión’, María Jesús Soto (2012)

Nico, Carol and her dog Euro explain financial concepts in a simple way so that your children can better understand how the economy works, from the origin of money to the meaning of inflation.

Recommended for ages 4 and up.

‘Mon y Nedita: mi primer libro de economía’, Montse Junyent Ferrer and Lucía Serrano (2017)

It is about two mice who want to give a present to their mother and start an adventure to discover the value of money. It helps the youngest children to understand that everything has a price and that to withdraw money from a cashpoint you first have to deposit it in the bank.

Recommended for ages 4 and up.

‘Finanzas para ardillas (Vol. 1): El Dinero’, Gabriela L. del Cid and Pablo A. Blázquez (2017)

Through games and interactive crafts, the youngest members of the household will learn about the economy with Gardi the squirrel, who explains what money is, its functions, its origin and its evolution over time.

Recommended for ages 5 and up.

‘Simplemente dinero’ series, Steve Way and Mark Beech (2013)

This series consists of six books and will teach your children, through stories, illustrations, photos and diagrams, how money came about, how it has evolved in different parts of the world and how we use it.

Recommended series for ages 6 and up.

‘¿Dónde crece el dinero?’, Laura Mascaró (2019)

Based on different peculiarities, this illustrated book teaches children basic financial concepts, such as value and price.

Recommended for ages 9 and up.

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  1. Joan Santacruz CarlúsJoan Santacruz Carlús says:
  2. Mercè ComasMercè Comas says:

    Cap en català? 😪

  3. Jordi MorenoJordi Moreno says:

    Estic buscant algun llibre en llengua catalana per al meu nebot. Pot ser que no hi hagin? 🤔

  4. Manuel Bullich BuenoManuel Bullich Bueno says:

    Moltes gràcies, per aquestes recomanacions. Per aquest Sant Jordi ja se quin llibre comprar-li a la meva fillola

    • Jordi CollJordi Coll says:

      Gràcies a tu per seguir-nos i estar pendent de “La Plaça”, Manel.

      2 years ago
  5. James SeneJames Sene says:

    Genial 👌🏿

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