Who doesn’t want their kid to learn about making money? When you have a 10 year old, this is a great time for your child to learn about money and even earn some cash. The best way to teach your 10 year old about money is to help them make it! Once kids have cash in their hand, you can show them how to spend, save, and give. Now, let’s dig into some of those jobs that 10 years can have to make money.
Jobs for 10 Year Olds to Make Money
Having your 10 year old make their own money will foster a culture of hard work and showing them how to manage their money is a life long skill. The ability to save money is a huge skill
This one probably isn’t a huge surprise to you. In fact, many of you babysat when you were 9 or 10 years old. Babysitting is the perfect way for your ten-year-old to make some dough. The kind you earn, not the kind you eat. Boys and girls can babysit, so don’t let that cliche fool you! Stick to letting your 10-year-old help out with friends and family. As they get older, they can expand their babysitting horizons.
Your kids are NEVER too young to start making money from landscaping. Ten years old is also the perfect age to start learning how to mow. Your ten year old could always start their landscaping endeavors by weeding. There are endless landscaping jobs for kids to do from gardening to weed wacking to trimming. Raking leaves and picking up sticks are landscaping jobs that are also ideal for a ten year old.
If you’re north like us here in Canada, then winter time is the perfect time to start working at snow removal. There will be tons of work for your child to complete. Ask around, perhaps an elderly neighbor and single parent who doesn’t have time to do their own snow removal may need some help and it will give your child the perfect chance to find work and get a workout in at well.
If you have a responsible 10 year old, then pet sitting may be right up their alley on the list of things they can do to make money. Try doing one pet at a time to see how your son or daughter does. If they’re pet lovers, then they’re going to love the idea of doing what they love and getting paid for it.
Pick up Dog Poop
Your ten year old may not love this one too much, but it’s worth a shot. If he/she really wants to make some money, then picking up dog poop for the neighbor is always a great idea. No one likes picking up their dog’s mess. Cleaning out kitty litter boxes is also an option if there is no dog poop to be found to scoop up.
There you have it, several ways the 10 year old in your life can make money. When your child is old enough, it’s time to let them spread their wings and find a way to make cash to save up for what they really want. Parents behold, the days of you footing the bill for every single thing your child wants is almost over.
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