Game Kids Love to Play

Thrive ‘n’ Shine is an engaging and experiential financial capability app for Android and iOS devices, as well as internet browsers. It is a strategy/life simulation game that provides students with the freedom to make numerous decisions.  Players begin the game by creating a character and choosing a career (e.g, doctor, dj, firefighter).

Through heart-pumping mini-games, players earn money, which they strategically save and spend throughout the course of the game.  By growing skilled at Thrive ‘n’ Shine, students gain financial skills that have value in real-world scenarios, including everything from budgeting and saving to credit score management and debt management.

Student and Teacher Reflections on Thrive ‘n’ Shine