Have your kid started searching for a job or a small gig to earn on their own?
In the western countries like the US, UK it is quite common to find kids, especially teens who would like to do some kind of part-time job while they are studying in schools/colleges. Because they would like to manage at least some of their expenses on their own once they become mature and independent. And, they don’t even mind to work in restaurants, pubs, bars and other places to either serve or deliver food.
Are you someone who would like to make money without the need to leave your house? Then, taking surveys is one of the easiest option for you to get some pocket money because it can be done at your home without the need to commute.
Surveys For Kids – Is it a safe option?
Yes. Most of the survey sites for kids expect the consent of the parents before registering the kids on their platform. Usually, the parents will be creating the accounts in the survey sites on behalf of their kids or teens. And, some of the parents will accompany or help the kids to take the surveys.
For instance, you cannot expect a 6-year-old kid to complete the survey on his/her own as they may not understand some of the questions. So, parent’s involvement will be there for smaller kids.
Best Sites That Offers Paid Surveys for Kids & Teens in 2018
Here is the list of sites which offers safe surveys for kids & teens.
1. Kidz Eyes (6-12 years, US-only)
Kidz Eyes is an online researcher panel targeted exclusively for the kids in the age range of 6 to 12 years. It accepts the kids after getting the consent from the parents. And, the registration should be completed by the parents.
You will at least get 1 to 3 surveys in a month. And, you will be rewarded with Kidzpoints for completing the survey. Once the balance reaches 1000 Kidzpoints, it can be redeemed for the check. Occasionally, they send survey invitations to parents as well.
2. Panel Polls (6-years & up)
Panel Polls calls itself a “family opinion site” because it offers surveys for kids, teens, moms, and dads. It has been paying rewards to its members since 2009.
Besides surveys, you can also make money by testing new games, watching TV shows, participating in discussions and more. For every activity, you will be rewarded with points. (1000 points = $1). The points can either be redeemed to cash via PayPal or gift cards.
3. Teens Eyes (13 – 18 years, US-only)
Teens Eyes is owned by the Chicago based company named C&R Research Services Inc (also runs KidzEyes). Any teen in the age group of 13 to 18 years can join Teens Eyes to answer surveys.
The survey questions may be related to sports, music, video games, TV shows, movies and more. You can expect at least one survey invite from them every month. The rewards will be given in the form of points. (100 points = $1). Once you reach the minimum balance of $10, you can request the payment either by cash via PayPal or check.
4. Toluna (15 years & up, Worldwide)
Even though Toluna is quite popular among the adults, it offers surveys for teens as well. Besides surveys, you can accumulate points on Toluna for creating content like polls, topics etc. The rewards vary based on your location as Toluna accepts members from many countries all over the world.
Toluna is available as a mobile app for both iOS and Android platforms.
5. Harris Poll Online (13 years & up, US & Canada)
Harris Poll Panel is one of the oldest surveys panels that offers a wide range of survey opportunities to its members located in the US and Canada. And, you will earn HIpoints to take the surveys from the Harris poll survey panel.
Besides surveys, you can also earn HIpoints by participating in the online focus groups or personal interviews for which you will receive the invites from them.
6. VIP Voice (13 years & up, US & Canada)
Based on the information available on its official website, VIP voice conducts more than 10 million surveys every year. It is owned by the company NPD Group Inc which was founded in 1967.
Even if you are not complete the survey, you can still earn VIP qualification/participation points. You cannot redeem the VIP points to cash or gift cards. And, you can use them to participate in the sweepstakes/auctions and try your luck.
If you are residing in Canada, then you should be at least 18 years old to take the surveys from VIP Voice.
7. PaidViewPoint (13 years & up)
PaidViewPoint is owned by aytm.com (Ask Your Target Market) and it works differently from rest of the paid survey sites. How? It limits the number of surveys sent to its members based on something called Trustscore which will be calculated based on your opinions.
You can finish most of the surveys from PaidViewPoint within 5-7 minutes. Once your balance reaches the minimum payout of $15, you can request the payment via PayPal.
8. E-Poll (13 years & up, US-only)
E-poll surveys offer a variety of survey opportunities to its members. You will get 500 to 1000 points for completing a survey. The points can be converted into gift cards or cash via PayPal.
Besides normal surveys, E-poll also offers video-based surveys as well. As it allows only account per household, more than one person having the same address cannot create an account with E-poll.
9. Springboard America (14 years & up, US-only)
Springboard America is run by the company Maru Group Canada Inc. Once you register a free account with them, you will be invited to participate in the Associate surveys for which you will be rewarded with points. No points will be given for completing the profile and mosaic surveys.
Once you have accumulated 5000 points, you can redeem them for gift cards or cash via PayPal.
10. OnePoll (6 to 15 years, US & UK)
OnePoll is a subsidiary of the UK based company Response Fusion Ltd. It offers surveys for kids, Teens, moms, college students and also to senior persons as well. The Kids/Teens can become a part of the specialist OnePoll panels like the YoungPoll to share their opinions on kid-friendly topics.
However, the minimum payout is a bit high (40 pounds). And, you can request the payment via PayPal once you hit the minimum balance.
11. Pureprofile (13 years & up)
As per the name, Pureprofile allows you to create a profile of your likes, dislikes etc so that it can send you the survey opportunities based on that information. It doesn’t work like a point based reward system. Instead, it rewards you the amount based on the quality and honesty of your answers.
The minimum balance needed to request payment is $25 and the total value of your redemption should not exceed $50 in 2-months.
12. Mintvine (13 years & up)
If you are between 13 to 17 years old, then you need to get the consent of your parent to create an account with Mintvine. Mintvine wants to get your opinion about various brands and that’s why their surveys are called “branded surveys”. Your feedback will be directly sent to the brand owners and you will be rewarded with points for your valuable contribution.
Once your points balance reaches the magic number 1000 (1000 points = $10), you can either convert them to gift cards from various retailers (Amazon, Starbucks etc) or cash via PayPal, Dwolla and more.
13. MySoapBox (13 years & up)
MySoapBox allows you to earn points by taking their surveys which are available almost every day. You will receive 2000 points as the signup bonus after you create your account on their website for the first time. To get more survey opportunities, you need to complete the profile surveys whenever it is shown on your account. Of course, you will get bonus points for completing them.
There is no option to convert your points into cash in MySoapBox. However, you can redeem them to any of the prizes listed on their website, once your balance reaches 25,000 points.
14. OneOpinion (13 years & up)
Every time you complete a survey from OneOpinion, points will get added automatically to your account. If it has crossed 25,000 points, you can redeem those to gift cards. Alternatively, you can convert the points to instant virtual cards if you pass the extra step of verification which expects you to answer few personal security questions.
OneOpinion was founded in the year 2011 and has been paying its members since then.
Most of the survey sites mentioned above will accept kids and teens aged between 6 to 17 years as members only after getting the consent from their parents. As an additional safety measure, the parents can login to the survey accounts and monitor the activities to make sure that these sites send only safe surveys for kids and teens.