If you think that only adults can collect certain items like coins, you're very wrong. Attention to all kids out there - you too can collect the coins that you like. Kids always want to have fun and oftentimes, they find coins anywhere. If you have any coins, try to store them somewhere safe. It's easier for kids to collect coins because they can just ask from their parents, their aunt and uncles, grandparents, and other relatives.
Parents should also encourage their kids if they see that they are interested in coin collections. If your parents don't know your interest in coin collecting, this is the perfect time to tell them. Being involved in a good hobby is something that most parents encourage and they will be more wiling to help out. So, what coins can you find in your pocket? If you don't plan to spend those coins, you can keep them already. When your grandparents and other relatives give you money, check them out instantly. Try to give attention to the coin's design. Perhaps you already have a twenty five cent coin from the Canadian Mint or even a fifty cents commemorating Queen Elizabeth's Golden Jubilee.
If you parents give you an allowance, don't spend the money in unnecessary things. Try to save some for your coin collection. If you already have a considerable amount of savings, you can ask your parents to take you to the local bank and buy some coins that you can include in your collection. You can also check out online resources and know the coolest coins in the market today that is worth collecting.
You don't need a huge collection of coins because you're still a kid. You can ask your parents to provide you with a lid jar where you can keep your coin collections. You will notice that as you grow older, you will have more collections to show your family and friends. You see, the best collectors of coins started from a few coins.
From the very start, you should already list all the coins that you put inside the jar. That way, it will be easier to monitor which you coins you have. You can use graphing paper so that you can keep track of your collections in an organized manner. If you don't know how to do this, let your parents help. Don't forget to indicate the year the coin was issued.
Once the coins are compiled, it will be easier to classify them and later on, conserve the coins. You can take all the coins issued on the same year and keep it in a separate jar. You have to keep the coins somewhere safe so that they are in good condition.
You will know a lot of famous people as you collect coins. Aside from that, you can also discover other places where the coins came from. You see, all the coins are rich in history and stories. You will also discover unique symbols and strange geographies.
Kids can start coin collections even at a very early age. With the support of parents and family members, your collection can grow to be a worthy collection; one that you can cherish even when you're already old. Don't stop collecting coins even if you're already a grown up and try to find a more appropriate storage for them.
By: Jon Simms