Get your pupils thinking like entrepreneurs!

Get your pupils thinking like entrepreneurs!

10m people in 104 countries are focusing lessons on GEW from 14th November - here are some enterprise icebreakers to get young people thinking like an entrepreneur! Useful for introducing a lesson on business skills, money or innovation. Fun and interactive activities challenge participants to be innovative and examine how branding and advertising help make a business idea effective. Young people also explore social entrepreneurship by identifying a problem in their community and coming up with a solution to solve it.
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Money Terms Wordsearch

Money Terms Wordsearch

Help young people familiarise themselves with common financial terminology with this nifty word search. Key Stage 3.
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The Piggy Bank - saving, donating and investing

The Piggy Bank - saving, donating and investing

An hour long resource helping pupils set personal goals and differentiate between spending, saving, donating and investing money. The lesson, lasting approximately 2 hours (including prep time and focuses on young people aged between 9 and 14. You can order a specially designed piggy bank via info@kinder-cash.com for £7.85 or you can draw a whiteboard piggy bank with the relevant sections labelled.
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The Magic Bag Enterprise Activity

The Magic Bag Enterprise Activity

Ideal for Global Entrepreneurial Week. This activity is all about getting young people to think enterprise wise. It will encourage them to use their creative thinking skills to create pitch a product. The Magic Bag activity practices the basic tenets of enterprise and entrepreneurship as participants begin to think about how they could market their own products in the future.
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Enterprise Icebreakers

Enterprise Icebreakers

Here are some enterprise icebreakers to get young people thinking like an entrepreneur! Useful for introducing a lesson on business skills, money or innovation.
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Ideas Generator

Ideas Generator

This resource is designed to guide groups of young people through the steps of creating an enterprising idea. The key aspects of an idea are explored on the worksheet, and can act as: • The first step at the beginning of a short or long term enterprise project • A standalone ideation session for young people to understand the elements of creating an enterprise idea • A framework to prepare an elevator pitch presentation • A focussed brainstorming activity prior to the development of a more detailed business plan
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Money Dilemmas

Money Dilemmas

Mini case studies of young people with money problems. Help them solve it!
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OMG Celeb Money Quiz - What kind of saver / spender are you?

OMG Celeb Money Quiz - What kind of saver / spender are you?

A fun and topical quiz for 11-14 year olds probing attitudes and behaviours around personal finance issues such as saving and spending. Using celebrity examples and some maths, the resource allows teachers to explore students reasoning and perceptions on value, goals and the emotional side of money. This is a slice of our flagship financial education programme, Money Twist KS3. Funded workshops are delivered by experts armed with the latest resources and activities. Our sessions are proven and evaluated by the government's Money Advice Service. See our website to request a session. www.mybnk.org/programmes
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Money Marathon Board game

Money Marathon Board game

A fun financial education board game activity aimed at Key Stage 3 (11-14 year olds) to increase their understanding of financial terms and the impact of the financial decisions we make. Ideal for Citizenship, Business Studies or PSHE teachers. Participants will increase their understanding of financial terms and grasp the negative/positive impact of financial decisions. Covers: Bank, Credit Card, Interest, High Interest Savings Accounts, Credit History, Loan Shark, Inheritance, Microfinance, and Bankruptcy. Contents: Lesson Plan, instructions, video (link), board, die and counters. MyBnk provide a range of money skills workshops. Their flagship programme has the UK's highest effectiveness rating of any youth financial education project. (Money Advice Service)
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Budget with MyBnk! Help young people reach goals

Budget with MyBnk! Help young people reach goals

A slice of MyBnk's Money Twist financial education programme. A 30 minute budgeting activity which uses video case studies of young people to present a budgeting challenge. Students work in teams to create a money saving budget and explore how they can make better spending decisions for the young person. There is a choice of three different case studies, each with their own videos, worksheets and PowerPoint slides.
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University Budget for Sixth Formers

University Budget for Sixth Formers

A great resource for young people considering university. This budget allows them to 'step into being a uni student' and calculate the costs of their lifestyle. The activity is a small slice of our charity's financial education programme, Uni Dosh, which prepares young people for the true cost of university. Delivered by our experts in your school or youth group, topics include, independent living, student finance and bursaries. See our website for more! www. mybnk. org
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Save, save, save! Financial Education Vox Pops

Save, save, save! Financial Education Vox Pops

A video of voxpops asking young people 'Why do you save?&' This video can be used as a starter for a discussion with Primary School students about the benefits of savings or general financial education. This free resource is a slice of MyBnk&';s financial education programme, Money Twist. You can also access this video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcH3X3Qj3LE&list=UUv32RKUXnmL7EL3n1SZkm5g
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