30 Ways to Make Money As a Kid This Year  (Ages 8 and Up)

If you are under the age of 16 and reading this, you might wonder how you can make money as a kid. It’s a common thought among those not legally old enough to work a traditional paying gig.

How Can I Make Money Fast As A Kid? 

There are always chores to be done.  Chores like vacuuming, dusting, laundry, and cleaning the bathrooms need to be done every week. 

1. Do chores at home 

How Can I Make Money Fast As A Kid? 

Have some fun making videos about things you enjoy or think other kids might be interested in. Youtube has age restrictions, so if you’re under 13, you’ll need your parents’ help and permission to get started.

2. Start a Youtube Channel

How Can I Make Money Fast As A Kid? 

Put up flyers, knock on doors, or post on social media offering to walk your neighbors’ dogs before and after school. You could make $20 – $50 per week (or more!) for every dog you walk.

3. Walk the neighbors’ dogs

How Can I Make Money Fast As A Kid? 

This one’s a classic way for kids to make money.  It’s a favorite because start-up costs are low and the profit margin is high. You can sell cups of lemonade for $1 each while spending as little as $5 on lemonade mix and cups to get started. 

4. Start a lemonade stand

How Can I Make Money Fast As A Kid? 

You’ll need a water hose, bucket, soap, and a sponge, but that’s about it.  $5 – $10 per car is a good starting rate. If you do a good job, some neighbors may hire you to wash their cars every week. 

5. Wash and detail cars

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