If parents want to teach their kids, the importance of money, the best way is to encourage them to look for quick ways to make money for kids. All parents have idea that children are always short of money because they need to buy electronics, clothes, books, hangout with friends etc. A number of online and offline methods are available these days to make money quickly, no matter what your age is. It would not be wrong if I say that there are unlimited quick ways to make money for kids. It is easier, to make money these days, than you think. However, kids should choose the money making making technique that they love to do and can work hard to achieve their targets.
Are Quick Ways to Make Money for Kids Scams?
Most of us rightly think that internet is full of scams but it also true that there are many legit sites also. With some wise effort you can avoid scams easily. The easiest way is to get help from google and try not to disclose your personal information, credit card information, or account detail except to legit and secured websites.
Now let us discuss the legit quick ways to make money for kids:
- Lawn Care Business: It is one of the business that can be started by kids easily and without any investment. It may be the quickest way to make money. Kids can mow lawns, pick weeds and trim branches and get paid. In your neighborhood you will find many people seeking for these services. It may be because they don’t have time, they are not physically fit or they are too lazy to do it themselves. It create great opportunity for kids to offer their services and make money quickly. Many kids already mow their own house lawn, it is not bad if you do the same for your neighbor and get some cash fast. The best time to provide this service is during summer, when kids have plenty of time and are looking for money making methods.
- Play Games For Money, Gift Cards, or Prizes: What if you play games and earn cash? Yes, it is possible, there are many sites available on internet where you can spend your free time playing games and can win prizes, gift cards and money also. It will not give you fill time income but you will enjoy and earn at same time. Some of these sites organize tournaments also, where kids can win big cash and other prizes.
- Play Scrabble Tournaments: You can win good cash if you play scrabble well. After regular intervals scrabble tournaments are organized where players when good cash prizes. To participate in these tournaments you will have pay participation fee.
- Babysit for people: If you are older enough to take care of young ones, you can earn handsome amount of money by starting a Child Care Business at Home. It is not an easy job so before making it part of your income stream you should do baby sitting for your younger siblings and your close friends’ siblings. When you feel comfortable then you may advertising your business and can start it officially. It is not that quick way of making money but thousands of kids / teenagers are making money by doing this. The most critical success factor of this business is that babies must enjoy your company and you can make them eat and sleep on time. If you are successful in it and enjoy doing it then you can make good money. Parents like babysitting services because it provides them a bit relaxation from their hectic lifestyle. Initially you will get business from your family and friends only but with proper promotion you can get neighbor kids also.
- Start a website or blog: At the beginning you will not make good money but as the time passes and your circle of loyal / returning readers increase you can make a lot of money. The good thing that their is not age limit to start it, you can start it at any age and can share your knowledge, experience and the things you are expert in. We categories it as one of the quick ways to make money for kids. Nature of blog will decide that how older and expert you should be in order to write articles. There are lots of sites that allow kids to create free blog and start sharing their knowledge and ideas with their friends. Once you have enough traffic to your blog you can add adsense or can join any other ads service and can start making money from the website or blog immediately. There are sites available on internet that can even teach you How to Create a New Blog. Update your blog once or twice a week and keep it interesting and informative so that people keep coming back to read new articles.
- Save money: It is not a quick way of making money but it is actually controlling your expenses. Do your best to save some money. Once you have enough money invest it in shares if you are not older enough you may ask your elder family members to do it for you. You don’t need to buy too many shares, you can start with very small quantity as well. Observe the market, learn from elders, read related articles and make money by buying and selling shares. Shares can make you rich quickly or you may loss all your money, so think before doing any transaction.
- Make Money from Surveys: There are number of sites ready to help you to join online survey for money programs. If you are a teenager you can make some money from it. It is not a quick money making way. Actually it is one of the slowest and cheapest method. So in order to add some cash to your pocket money subscribe to 20-25 websites and take part in surveys regularly.
- Selling Lemonade: A kid can make money by building a lemonade stand in front of his / her house, in public park or outside community center etc. If you are interested in starting lemonade business, you need to create an attractive and easily visible lemonade board placed on your stand and some investment to buy lemon, glasses etc. It is fun way of making money. It is quick but how much you will make depends of different factors, like location, quality, price etc.
- Car wash: To start car washing service you may need assistance of adults. With the help of your elders kids can start car wash service. It is relatively easy business to start as it requires very less investment but the return is good. Kids only need to have soap, cloth or foam and some elbow grease. Money flows quickly in this business. If you are interested in starting this business, it is better that you make advance arrangement with your family members and neighbors to wash their cars. Explore your neighborhood to identify the people who have dirty cars parked outside there houses. You can offer them your services for nominal price. Many kids are making money from it so why can’t you.
- Tutoring Other Students: If a kid excels in any subject he can make money teaching it to other kids who struggle in that subject. It is also one of the quick ways to make money for kids. It helps kid to revise there subject and also make some money. For a kid, it is relatively to find this job because they charge less and they have results to support their claim of expertise.
- Help neighbors: Good thing about this service is that kid gets both financial and personal reward. Kids can identify the neighbors hoods where elder people live. Then with the help of their parents they can offer their service like buying stuff from market, cleaning the house, babysitting, mow lawn etc. This is a quick great way to make money for kids because there are many people who cannot either do the hard work or are too busy to find time for it. By helping old people, kid will get reward financially and personally. For successful business, it is necessary that you are polite to elders. If you do well you may be recommended to other people also.
- Animal Walking Service: If a kid loves animals then he can start providing animal walking services to its neighborhood and earn money. The kids should make sure that they take out few animals at a time that they can handle.
- Affiliate Marketing: If a kid is older enough he can make money on internet by buy and selling other people products and also own products.
- Freelancing: Freelancing is very good way of making money for teenagers. There are sites available on internet where you can register and bid for projects matching with your expertise. For help you can check our article “Sell Your Words (A Freelancer Guide)”
- Selling Toys: You can also sell your old toys you are no longer in need. It is a great way to make money for kids. With proper advertisement you can make good money.
- Data Entry: If you are good at computer then you can sell your computer skills and can make good money. One of the computer related job that is very easy to start is Data Entry job. Do good advertisement on internet to find good offers.
- Delivery Services: It is a good business opportunity of kids. They can make quick money by delivering things to neighbors and can charges fee for it. Check your local newspaper to find a company near you who provide delivery services and are looking for new blood. Join them and earn money on trip basis. Kids can also work as a paper boy or girl, can provide groceries delivery service etc.
- Fast Food: Kids can join fast food company and can make money by working part time their. It will not give you much money but it is one of the quick ways to make money for kids and can help you to more forward.
- Retail: It is relatively easy work but you need to be at least teenager to join these stores. Your jobs may be of cashier, provide assistance to people or arranging items etc.
In end I would like to conclude that the above identified quick ways to make money for kids are not the only methods available. There are many other ways to make money from home. You can search on internet, discuss it with your elders or can explore our blog to find more than 50 money making ideas.