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Printable Play Money for Kids & Play Money Template – Money Games

This page has free printable play money for kids and a play money template. Play money is a great tool to help kids understand how money works, how to spend or save wisely, and how to properly value items.

Printable Play Money for Kids

Printable Play Money for Kids

Click on the play money images to open up the high resolution version of the play money. Then right-click and press “Save As” to save the image to your computer. These images may be used for non-commercial use only.

Printable Play Money for Kids

Play money is also a wonderful reward system for children. When a child deserves a reward, give them play money to let them buy treats, like ice cream, their favorite snack, or an extra half-hour before bedtime. This concept works well both at home and in the classroom.

Printable Play Money for Kids

With play money, children may gain a bit of insight into how the real world works. They may also inadvertently discover their own career goals, as they imagine being bank tellers, grocery clerks, or venture capitalists (Hey, some kids are ahead of the game).

Printable Play Money for Kids

Now, combine the fun of play money with something else children love: Monkeys! What do you get? Monkey Money, also known as Chimp Bucks. Get your very own printable play money Chimp Bucks right here. There’s a one dollar note, a five dollar note, a ten dollar note, a twenty dollar note, and even a hundred dollar note!

Printable Play Money for Kids

Chimp Bucks are also a lot cleaner than real paper money. After all, who knows where those crumpled Washingtons, Lincolns and Hamiltons have been?

Play Money Template

Play Money Template for Kids


Whatever you decide to use them for, I hope this play money will inspire fun activities and enjoyment. If you have a moment, please leave a comment. I’d love to hear how you decided to these printables for kids.

{ 3 comments… add one }

  • Noelle 09/10/2013, 5:07 pm

    Thank you! Exactly what I needed as an award system.

    • Tim van de Vall 09/10/2013, 5:33 pm

      You’re very welcome!

  • Misty 11/20/2013, 4:14 pm

    Thank you so much for making these money blanks. I am using them to make Disney money for my kids to earn for our upcoming trip.


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Tim van de Vall is a digital artist who specializes in cartooning and illustration. As a citizen of the Netherlands living in the United States, Tim’s artistic style has been influenced by both American and European comic strips. Much of Tim’s art is intended for kids and focuses on the themes of adventure, exploration and imagination. When he’s not working at his drawing table, Tim makes educational materials for his blog. You can find Tim on .

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