An excellent real world math activity for kids is to learn how to fill out bank check templates, many kids are not prepared to handle financial matters and the responsibilities that come along with handling money. Practicing how to fill out bank checks is easy when free printable bank check templates are used. Kids of all ages can benefit from learning about money and the concept of banking. Here you will find 5 websites that offer free printable bank check templates.
DLTK Crafts for Kids
This website offers free printable bank check templates in an American version as well as a Canadian version. The check templates can be printed in color or black and white; the website also gives good ideas and ways the free printable bank checks can be used to teach children.
The free printable bank check template offered on this website can be used as a reward system and to teach the concept of banking. The site offers many other free printable templates that would be excellent for school use or home use.
Blank checks can be printed from this site or customized to add questions to deepen the learning experience for the child. A single bank check, page of bank checks or custom checks are available for printing and are all free.
Scholastic offers a unit lesson plan called Classroom Economy which includes in the lesson plan a blank check template along with numerous free printable resources. The detailed unit lesson plan is appropriate for grades 3-5 and students learn the roles of banker and cashier, and how to balance credits and debits. This lesson plan is good for school use as well as home school use.
Printable Checks for Kids
Here you will find 6 free printable bank check templates, each check template with a different theme. The variety of themes are fun for kids as it gives the child an opportunity to pick out what they want their checks to look like, just like adults do. There is also a free printable check register available along with links to money related sites for kids.
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