It’s easy to tell our kids “It’s better to give than receive.” But it can be much harder to get them to actually believe it. When the holidays roll around, most kids are too busy writing their letters to Santa to think about what they’re giving to others.

Financial professional Jason Parker talked with KING5 about ways parents can teach kids the true spirit of the season:

  • Hand-made Gifts
  • Hard-Earned Gifts
  • Goodwill Giving

Click here to see his KING5 spot.

Resources for researching charities: 

CharityWatch | Charity Navigator | Guidestar | BBB Wise Giving Alliance