If your kid has to buy presents for his family for the holidays I can help them. I know how to make money. I am 13 and have been making money since I was 3. This is about that.
These ideas work.
HOW TO MAKE MONEY:
First: Ask for it. Say, "Mom, can I have some quarters?" and sometimes people say yes. Collect them. Try that first.
Second: Find jobs. There are always jobs in my house because my mom is always behind on everything. There is lots she didn't do. Like to vacuum is easy. I charge 50 cents for jobs.
Third: Is my favorite way to make money. Teach classes. [you can also do shows and sell your art, but I'll tell you about that later]
CLASSES TO TEACH: 35 cents for 10 minutes
Domino School: I will teach anyone dominoes. I will show you how to build patterns or I will build you a pattern of your choice. You get to knock it down.
iPod School: For your parents and grandparents mostly. I will teach you about the apps you can get and how to do stuff like volume control and how not to have stuff on shuffle.
iPad School: Same thing that I will teach you for your iPod. I don't yell and I make the lesson interesting and exciting for you.
New Music: I will tell you what the new music is, what is good to listen to, what is inappropriate and what lyrics really mean so you don't repeat them.
Basic Dance Moves: I am easy and avoid quick twists so that your knees will still be Ok. I recommend at least 4 lessons that will make you shock your friends at any holiday parties.
SELL YOUR ART:
Guaranteed! ART. No one doesn't buy the art their kid makes. Draw a picture, your mom will buy anything you draw. Also, put her name on it and say, I Love You, and she will buy it. 50 cents.
Put on a show. Get over your shyness and ignore the mean stuff your older brothers say and just do it. If you start to get shy think money money money. A show can be a play. The truth is this: I haven't really made up the play yet but I can make up a play as I go along, like mad libs. Tickets are 50 cents.
HAVE AN ULTRASTORE:
This only works if you have collections. People don't want to buy stuff that doesn't rhyme together. They like to look at collections. I have a rock collection. 50 cents each. I am open from 10:00 until 6:00.
READ TO SOMEONE:
I will read to you for 25 cents a chapter. You pick. My dad picks the Wall Street Journal. (asking me if I understood what I read is 25 cents extra) (trying to trick me into a quiz is double extra)
I will give you advice. Kids tell the truth and see stuff that your emotions don't let you. 50 cents per problem.
DO WHATEVER YOUR MOM WANTS:
This is the best way to make money. Do anything. One dollar.
For all these jobs, just keep thinking money money money.
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