How to Make Money as a Kid

How to Make Money as a Teen/Kid in 2020

(Last Updated On: September 24, 2019)

As a kid, I always wanted to learn on How to Make Money as a Kid or a Teenager in 2020, thanks to Internet, things are being changed and I can learn it using Internet.

But I know, A kid is considered a kid throughout the world.

And for being a kid, he (and she) is not considered (or entitled) to do anything.

Especially for the purpose of earning, they are clearly said to not do (or even think of) anything instead focus on your education.

But some kids are too special, are GOD-gifted with the skill, a talent they can further explore and pursue to make it beneficial for their families.

What if such a kid is in your own house and you just force him/her to NOT do what he/she is up for?

Would that be beneficial for you to stop him/her?

No, it isn’t.

Let your kid do what he (or she) is up for to get his (or her) life straighten up.

Because there is no age barrier you can cross to start earning the money but you can do it in any age, and any time.

Why let a kid to earn money?

A kid has to be learnt the value of the money in the early-stage of his/her age. As money is the core part of the life (well, you may disagree), the earning part should be very much cleared for a kid.

Having money at hand, a kid can really use it up to get his/her expenses dealt and become the hardworking lad right from the childhood. He will also become more responsible if u let developing this habit in your child.


How to Make Money as a Kid/Teen

There are numerous… So numerous ways where a kid can earn quick handsome money online or offline. This post will be a full fledge guide for anyone looking for how to earn money as a teenager.

And let me hop onto the list now.


Freelance job

Freelancing

Freelancing is the first thing a kid may consider doing if he is learning how to earn money as a kid. The kids can do many such works over the freelancing platforms, which are Fiverr.com, UpWork.com, etc. [Learn how to make money with fiverr]

There are variety of benefits of freelancing, such as you don’t need to go outside and you can do it from any place you want and you can schedule your work hours yourself.

They can do some non-technical jobs easily that include voiceovers, editing of the videos, etc.

Read out my guide on How to start Freelancing in 2019 to start working.


Photography

A kid can sell off his/her photographs taken of the cute things around him/her using the online sites such as iStock and Fotolia.

Just take the cutest pictures and upload them there. 🙂


Kids club

Instead of taking care of one kid in the whole night, why not gather many kids to babysit?

Yup, you can do so. Get yourself noted around your neighbourhood for the kids clubbing job and enjoy the good money earned within the single night.


Sell the free fruit

Are you wondering to sell the fruit for free?

No, it is not. Not for free.

Actually, it is not to sell free but find the free fruit.

Almost every house got the fruitful trees and there the kids can get those fruits with the permission of the house owners.

So, that is the good business idea for the kids to sell off those free fruits in exchange of the money though. 🙂


Sell puppies

That can become one profitable business for the kids to sell the puppies.

Get the puppies as gift or buy first, and you can easily sell them off in the neighbourhood and around the circle of your kids’ friends.


Home sitting

For such events when the whole family is out, one wants the trusting person to take care of their home during their absence. For that, the kids are the best to take the responsibility of their house.

The home sit can be for the whole complete day or just for keeping the check time to time while the family is out for a day or number of days.

This is a good way to make money from home as a kid.


Windows washing

This is one easy job the kids can handle, wash the windows from houses, and the restaurants. But this is really not for the very little-aged kids but suitable for the teens.


Book repairs

Books are often get torn, the binding is off, and wrap is needed to protect them. And it can be the enjoyable job for the kids to perform.


Watering

Watering the lawn, and the flowers one or two time in a day and the kids can happily do this job in their neighbourhood.


Sell the golf balls

Many golfers get lost the balls and do not try to locate them on the field. So being the kid, it could be the great work for you to locate those golf balls and resale to the golfers. Interesting, right? 🙂


Sell spiders

Spiders are taken as the pet and people do take great interest in keeping them. Kids can get them off the jungles (beware of the poisonous ones), raise them, and sell around your neighbourhood.


Valuable rocks

You can find the good and unique rocks from your nearby hilly areas, right? And those rocks can be sold easily to the interested people.

 

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Sell used stuff

Old and used stuff that are no more in the need, the kids can be the solid sellers for them.


Get firewood chopped

As the winter is reaching fast, the demand of the firewood is ever-increasing day by day. So, the kids can definitely help with finding and chopping the firewood and store to sell later during the winter season.


Raise crickets

Sound yakh?? Nope, it is not. Crickets are commonly sold in different parts of the world and yeah, it can be an activity for the kids to do so. 🙂


Sell free stuff on Craigslist

Just like the used stuff, you can even list them up on Craigslist the be sold online. This can be the fun activity for the kids too.


Sell cats

An adorable business, isn’t it? Cats are the loved pet and are easily sellable and of course by the cute kids. 🙂


Sell rabbits

Rabbits are the immediate eye-catchers and the kids selling them, you can expect the quick and final deal.


Rent video games

Having the good video games with you either for Playstation or the computers? And do have the good friends’ circle who know you got the good range of video games?

Then ask your friends you are renting them out for a day or a week and cash out against your good collection of the video games.

Sell baby chicks

Most people love having the baby chicks to raise them for the future use (hatch eggs.)


Feed animals

As the kid, you can get the job of feeding the animals such as cows, hens, goats, fishes, and more.


Holiday sales

The kids can enjoy the holiday events by selling the water, having the lemonade stall, and candies to facilitate the attendees.


Sell flowers

Flowers business is good and as being the kid, you get the easy sales. 🙂


School fan gears

Having the sports day at school, halloween party, or something else being celebrated at the school? Get the gears out for other kids to make some easy sales.


Sell lemonade

For the kids, they can set up a stall outside the homes to offer the fresh lemonade.


Hot chocolate

Same as lemonade, the hot chocolate can be the good idea to to have a good sale.


Face painting

It could become the good income source, and can be done especially in the parks and during the special local events where the kids are engaged. With face painting, the cartoon or any such art can be drawn on kids’ faces.


Puppet show

You can use your yards (front or back yard) to organize the puppet show and invite the kids from your neighbourhood to come over to see the show against a small fee.


Reselling

re-selling

If you are trying to know how to make money fast as a kid. Reselling can be one of the best ways to do it. All you have to do is to buy a particular product or service from someone at cheap price and then re-sell it to someone else who is exactly looking for that product or service at slightly higher rates and earn money.


Garage sell

The garage sell is the quicker way to sell off the unwanted stuff, and that too very quickly.

Keep the rates lower to push for more sales and you end up having sold almost all of ‘em and you can make good money as a teenager through this method.


Water plants

It is again the good and easy job for the kids to water the plants. You can find such work around your neighbourhood to keep the plants watered when they are out and it would take measly few minutes to water all of the garden.


Organize closets

For the kids, it is one good and interesting job. As most families do not trust for an older-aged person to come over to organize closets, the kids can be trusting from the neighbours.

Help spreading this offer around your circle you are up for this to help anyone in the locality to organize their closets.


Can recycle

In many countries, can recycling can pay you the money. So for the kids, it could be an interesting and the profitable task to collect the cans around the neighbourhood and drop off at the recycling plants to get the cash. This can be considered as one of the easy ways to make money for teens


Paint doors

Doors painting can be a good habit for kids. It is relatively easy job than painting the roofs and the ceilings for a kid.


Fence painting

Just like the doors, wooden fence painting is most suitable for the kids to paint all of the fence securing the house.


Use Social media to earn

You can try to start your brand with Facebook page or instagram or twitter and use it to earn and sell many things online. People earn huge from Facebook, Youtube and all social media channels. For instance, there are numerous ways you can use to earn from instagram alone. Teens do it, why don’t you?


Become a Social Media Manager Online

How to make money as a kid online can be really easy if you can become a social media manager online for different companies and earn through it. If you browse freelancing websites, you will see ample of gigs where people are selling this a service where they manage your companies Social media accounts for a certain amount of money every month.

 

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Conclusion… And over to you!

This list ends here… But the opportunities ain’t…

Do you urge your kids to be money-conscious?

Even when I was a kid, I also researched a lot on How to make a lot of money as a teenager some efforts failed but i got success in some tasks too.

Remember the fact, money does not look at the age but the determination. I have tried to discuss some money making ways which requires no investment at all, in case if you are too curious about taking risks.

So, are you going to let your kid to choose any of the following money idea (even for the testing purpose)?

Any other ideas you got, please share into the comments!

About the Author: Ali Raza

An Internet Entrepreneur who converts visitors into customers; A Google & Microsoft Advertising Professional with years of experience in Internet Marketing, Social Media and Blogging.

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6 Comments

  1. Most of these are not feasible for the kids living in a country like Pakistan, where parents do not give that much liberty to their children and most of these jobs are not required by the people living here. But, good interesting ideas. I would love to do one to earn money. I hope environment like this prevails in our society as well.

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