If you’re familiar with Outschool, you know they’re known for being an innovative online education platform that supplements learning with thousands of fun and unique, interest-based classes for kids around the world. In honor of April being Financial Literacy Month, Outschool is hosting free finance and entrepreneur classes for kids ages 9-18 through their Money Maker Edventure series.
Outschool’s free finance and entrepreneur classes for kids are being offered along with their current offering of 140,000 live online classes. All classes are being taught via live video chat with guest experts whose impressive credentials will inspire and foster lifelong skills about money management and entrepreneurism. They’re a great way to support lessons about financial literacy and a budding entrepreneur in your home.
Keep reading for an opportunity for a chance to win 1 of 2 $50 Outschool gift cards. A $50 gift card buys about three classes from Outschool and it couldn’t be easier to help your child find a class they love, or allow them to explore in learner mode- a space made just for them!
5 Free Finance and Entrepreneur Classes for Kids
Here’s a look at Outschool’s upcoming Money Maker Edventure free finance and entrepreneur classes for kids scheduled for April. All classes listed below are open for registration. Please note that the registration fee is listed as $1. Outschool will be processing refunds to families who register for these classes so the true cost will be free.
Friday, April 28 from 12-12:55 pm ET
Aspiring young entrepreneurs interested in learning how to start your own business and make some money this summer will learn how to start, own, and operate their very own businesses with Outschool educators and Lemonade Day,a fun, experiential program that teaches learners.
In this session, participants will discover the exciting world of entrepreneurship and learn what it takes to get started with your very own lemonade stand through Lemonade Day. Kids will meet Outschool educators who have been hand selected by Lemonade Day to teach you everything you need to know about creating a business plan, making delicious lemonade, marketing your stand, and providing great customer service. This is a great opportunity to get inspired and learn the skills you need to be successful in business. Best for ages 9+
Friday, April 28 from 6-6:55 pm ET
How to Pay for College is geared towards high school students who want to learn more about financial aid, scholarships, and other resources that can help make college more affordable. This session with Amy Jenkins, hosted by Meadow, will provide expertise in helping students and families navigate the complex college payment process. In this talk, Amy will cover a wide range of topics, including different types of financial aid, such as grants, loans, and work-study programs. It is designed for high school students planning to attend a US college in the near future and who want to make informed financial decisions. Best for ages 13+
Saturday, April 29 from 12-12:50 pm ET
Young learners who are passionate about making a difference in the world won’t want to miss the Money Makers Expo keynote address featuring Ryan Hickman who created RyansRecycling.com. This 50-minute session is exclusively for young learners who want to learn more about how to make a positive impact on the environment while creating a business.
During the event, Ryan will share his inspiring story of how he turned a simple idea into a global movement, and you’ll have the opportunity to ask him questions directly by posting them in the classroom. This event is designed to empower young learners to take action and make a difference in their communities to create a sustainable future. Best for ages 9+
Saturday, April 29 from 3-3:55 pm ET
Raising a Mogul works to provide tools to learners who want to be seen, heard, and paid while making a positive impact on the world via entrepreneurship. They exist to change the way the world views kids in business During this program, you’ll learn how to rock your own business by discovering the essential steps to get started with Tamara Zantell, the founder of Raising a Mogul, an expert on supporting learners to become entrepreneurs.
Tamara will teach you how to find your target audience, create a super cool business model, develop a unique value proposition, and prepare for a business pitch like a boss.By the end of this program, participants will walk away with a brief one-pager of ideas and insights that will make you a total business superstar. Best for ages 9+
Saturday, April 29 from 6-7:20 pm ET
What’s an elevator pitch? The term elevator pitch comes from the idea that one day you might be on an elevator ride with someone who can fund your business idea and you’ll have a very short time (up to 2 minutes) to inspire them before they exit the elevator.
Think of this session as Shark Tank for Outschoolers who have submitted a video application to present their business, product, or service idea to the Learner Community. 10 finalists will pitch their ideas to a panel of business professionals and financial experts for a chance to win over $500 in funding and prizes. This session serves as a great opportunity to watch kids pitch their business ideas and vote on favorites via Kahoot. Best for ages 9+
Outschool Gift Card Giveaway
To celebrate their free finance and entrepreneur classes for kids, Outschool has generously provided two $50 gift cards as a giveaway!
To enter, search for a topic your child loves and find an Outschool class they’d love to take and leave the title of the class in the comments and use the Rafflecopter form below for extra entries. Winners will be sent their gift cards via email when the Rafflecopter giveaway ends.
Outschool is an online learning platform that empowers kids ages 3–18 to learn about a variety of topics on their own terms. Small interactive video classes taught by vetted expert teachers can be taken any time in the comfort of your home.
Since 2015, Outschool has helped kids pursue their interests, connect with others around shared passions, and build confidence while providing greater access to high quality education. Today, Outschool offers more than 140,000 live online classes to more than 1,000,000 learners in 183 countries worldwide.
For more tips on how to talk to your kids about financial literacy, visit my past posts:
- How to Teach High Schoolers Financial Literacy
- 5 Resources for Teaching Financial Literacy to Tweens and Teens
- Star Banks Adventure Teaches Tweens & Teens Personal Finance
No compensation was received for this post. Gift cards were provided by Outschool as reader giveaways. All opinions are my own.