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50 Economics Websites

Posted by on May 15, 2015

coinsAs a passionate Economics major in college (which grew into an MBA), I find Econ at the root of much of the world around us. It starts with counting coins in first grade and grows up to a peek into NASDAQ and other adult subjects in middle school.

These websites cover kindergarten (counting money) through elementary (economics for youngers) through Middle School:

Coins and Counting Money

  1. Brain Pop Learn about Money
  2. Cash Out
  3. Coin Counting
  4. Coin games—from US Mint
  5. Count Money
  6. Counting Money
  7. Face on money
  8. Face on money–from Lunapic; lots of options
  9. Make change
  10. Money—counting
  11. Moneyville
  12. Money Flashcards–APlus Math
  13. Mr. Bouncy’s Money collection–lots of websites
  14. Piggy Bank
  15. US Mint virtual tour (a slideshow)

Economics–for youngers

  1. Brain Pop Learn about Money
  2. Coffee Shop Game
  3. Rich Kid Smart Kid
  4. Spent–living at minimum wage: the game
  5. Three Jars–kids learn to use money wisely
  6. Tykoon Kid–earning with a purpose


  1. 60-seconds Adventures in Economics–videos from Open University
  2. Basic Economic Terms
  3. Basic Economics Jumbled
  4. Be Your Own Boss
  5. BrainPop—money movie
  6. Business and Profit Millionaire Game
  7. Coffeeshop Game
  8. Credit habits–developing good ones–a game
  9. Economic Concepts
  10. Economics in Plain English–from Atlantic Monthly–videos
  11. Economic Systems
  12. Economic Terms
  13. Economic Terms Mini-Quiz
  14. Economics Flashcards
  15. Economics Flashcards
  16. Economy Terms
  17. Financial Football–as fun as it sounds
  18. Hands on Banking for Kids
  19. Lemonade Stand
  20. Living Wage–what’s it cost to survive–by state, cities, counties
  21. NASDAQ
  22. New York Stock Exchange
  23. Stock Market Game
  24. US Economy
  25. You are here—sim of the consumer world


  1. Personal Finance for MS

Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor/author of dozens of tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is webmaster for six blogs, CSG Master Teacher, adjunct professor, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers, CAEP reviewer, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, a tech ed columnist for, and a weekly contributor to TeachHUB. You can find her resources at Structured Learning

2 Responses to 50 Economics Websites

  1. doug1943

    Very useful! Thanks so much!

    • Jacqui

      I had some trouble finding websites that discuss the subject in kid-language. Over time, I ended up with quite a list! Thanks for the comment.

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