53 Easy Ways to Make Money as a Kid

53 Easy Ways to Make Money as a Kid

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Technology has made it easier for everyone—including kids—to earn a little extra cash. If your child has an entrepreneurial spirit, here are some ways through which they can make money.
Plan a garage sale: you can do this in-person or online through sites like Declutrr.
Sell your work: if you make crafts, sell them on Esty.
A T-shirt business: sell them locally on online Cafepress, Etsy, etc.
Pet care services: you could pet-sit, wash or walk pets.
Take surveys: Swagbucks allows children under 18 (but 13 and older) to take surveys.
Babysitting: find gigs in the neighborhood or on sites like Care.com.
Odd jobs: older kids can find jobs on sites such as Fiverr.
A design business: design logos or other small graphics.
Instagram account: you could make money through influencing.
Jewelry business: make and sell unique jewelry.
A lemonade stand: this one is timeless.
Wash cars: it is also a good way to be physically active.
Win a pageant: you don’t need makeup. You could dance, mime, sing, etc.
Clean boats: this is for those who live near a waterbody.
Water plants: see if your elderly neighbors need help.
Change car oil: you can make this a door-to-door service.
Repair cracked windshields: another great door-to-door service.
Bake sale: sell the goods at a craft show or business fair.
Put up decorations: busy people would appreciate this service.
Clean tile grout: you can make a good amount.
Clean gutters: get a portable sprayer and you’re good to go.
Aerate lawns: rent/buy an aerator and start earning.
Clean furniture: target mostly pet-owners.
Wash windows: work for local stores or high-end homes.
Organize closets: help people stay neat and get paid.
Paint home exteriors: do this during summer/spring break.
Paint home interiors: this is another good summer break job.
Paint window frames: for kids with a careful hand.
Paint garages: earn some money during your spare time.
Paint fences: this is tedious and people will gladly outsource.
Nail painting/manicures: take the services to your customers’ homes.
Groom dogs: pet owners may not have time.
Change air filters: not everyone can reach high ceilings.
Install fences: if you are handy, this is perfect.
Clean campers and motor homes: get paid for your cleaning skills.
Shine shoes: earn money by making people look sharp.
Dispose Christmas trees: people hate doing this. They’ll pay you to do it.
Run errands: target the elderly and new moms.
Weed gardens: this is another tedious task that people don’t like to do.
Build sandboxes: target families with kids.
Repair sprinklers: help people maintain their sprinklers.
Sell lizards: catch young lizards then sell them as pets.
Sell firewood: while exploring outside, collect and split firewood for sale.
Start a fundraiser: if you need money for charity, why not start a fundraiser?
Lay sod: exercise and make money at the same time.
Mow lawns: another timeless job for kids.
Sell eggs: you will need chickens for this.
Sell flowers: arrange and sell flowers for events/holidays.
Sell glow sticks: buy them on sale then sell at a profit.
Tutor others: share your knowledge for cash.
A YouTube channel: this is fun and profitable
Sell your photos: try sites such as Shutterstock and iStock.
A paper route: deliver papers before school.

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