Ways for kids to earn money include house cleaning, lemonade stands, washing cars and taking care of animals. The money-making venture should not interfere with normal school work.
Children can do house chores, such as dusting or vacuuming, for money. Parents can also ask their children to babysit younger siblings if they are old enough to do it on their own. Additionally, they can help watch other people’s children or help with playing and feeding.
A lemonade stand is a popular way for children to make money. Other items that can be sold along with lemonade include warm apple cider, snack bags, donuts and coffee. Extra care should be taken when the children are handling hot items. Children can also sell their own artwork or crafts at the lemonade stand.
A group of children can offer car washing services to make money. This can be done in combination with the lemonade stand, where people can get snacks or beverages as they wait for their cars to be washed.
Lastly, children can work as animal caretakers. This includes general grooming, dog washing and dog walking. They can also work as pet sitters for neighbors taking a vacation or a trip. Other responsibilities may include watering plants and taking care of basic chores.