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Counting Coins- Hair Method
Counting Coins- Hair Method
Counting Coins- Hair Method
Counting Coins- Hair Method
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This FREE resource explains the hair method to counting money. This method of counting coins is great for young students first learning or older students who are sturggling because it simply requires them to count by 5's.

Includes:
*Instructions and examples that could be printed as used as a guide for students
*A chance for students to try it
*A fun song

Look for other resources using the hair method in my TPT store such as PowerPoints, worksheets, and quizzes.

If you download and enjoy this free resource, please remember to leave feedback!

As always, my goal is to make teaching a breeze! :)
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On  April 21, 2014,  Rebecca C. said:
I remember using this method several years ago, but haven't had to use it until this year. I love the song and the other graphics; it just gives the gang in the class more meat to hook the info in!!
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On  March 30, 2014Tracy Aranda (TpT Seller) said:
I look forward to trying this with my struggling 2nd graders. I'm ready to pull MY hair out! : )
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On  March 1, 2014Donna Shaw (TpT Seller) said:
I cannot thank you enough for sharing this method of counting coins...some of my students were just not understanding jumping between value amounts...cant wait to use it
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On  February 28, 2014,  Buyer said:
Thank you so much for this method. Now all of my students can figure out the value of a set of coins! Love it!
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On  November 8, 2013,  Buyer said:
My first graders are doing so much better counting time this way! Thanks!
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On  October 23, 2013,  Buyer said:
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On  September 21, 2013Ms Karens Class (TpT Seller) said:
Can't wait to use with my money unit
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On  May 7, 2013,  April B. said:
I am so ready to try this. I have kiddos who are still forgetting. Maybe this will be the key. Thanks
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On  January 20, 2013,  Buyer said:
Thank you so much for sharing this. It is an approach to counting coins that can be used by all types of learners because it incorporates visual, kinesthetic, and auditory components. The product is very well graphically designed and the kiddos like that the money looks "real."
On  January 20, 2013Primary Paradise answered:
Wow! Thank you for taking the time to leave such kind and thoughtful feedback! :-) I'm do glad it was helpful for your students. :-)
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Thank you so much!
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You're very welcome!
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On  September 27, 2012timnme (TpT Seller) said:
Thank you for sharing this! It is such a clever idea!
On  September 28, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
You are very welcome! It has always helped my students, and I hope it helps yours as well. :)
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Thank you for your time in making and sharing this
On  August 5, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
You are very welcome! I always love sharing tips and tricks that other teaches can use as well
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On  July 20, 2012Annette Scuralli (TpT Seller) said:
I just started teaching first grade last year. My students had difficulty counting money. This year I was thinking of using touch math, but I like your "hair method" much more. Thanks for a wonderful freebie.
On  July 20, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
I teach First as well! It's such a fun grade. I'm so glad this is helpful. My kiddos really like this, and it has always been a really successful strategy. Enjoy!
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On  July 9, 2012TreasuresforTeaching  (TpT Seller) said:
Wow, a strategy that I think all my kiddos can grasp for counting coins :) Thank you for sharing!
On  July 9, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
You are very welcome! Counting coins is now one of my favorite things to teach thanks to this method! :)
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On  June 23, 2012Victoria Leon (TpT Seller) said:
What a unique way to teach students how to count money. Your "Counting Coins - Hair Method" was the featured "Free Lesson of the Day" at "The Best of Teachers Pay Teachers."
Have a restful summer,
Vicky

http://thebestofteacherspayteachers.blogspot.com/2012/06/free-math-lesson-counting-coins-hair.html#
On  June 23, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
Thanks! What an honor! :)
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On  June 7, 2012,  Buyer said:
CUTE!
On  June 19, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
Thank you! :)
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On  June 7, 2012,  Buyer said:
Great idea! Counting on is such a difficult task for some of my SPED students - they will love this!
On  June 8, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
I am so glad it's helpful! It can be really difficult to count coins, but this method really sticks in their brains (as I tell my firsties). We have been working on our end of the year math review, and every student remembered how to count coins. :)
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You are very welcome! :)
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On  May 31, 2012,  Buyer said:
This is great, but not just for the little ones. I have been trying to get high school students to understand the difference between counting change and adding money. It is tough. They all want to use their math skills and not their simple counting skills. I like your approach. KUDOS
On  May 31, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
So glad it could be helpful!! :)
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On  May 30, 2012,  Maria N. said:
Thank you for sharing! I can't wait to use it with my preschooler going to Kindergarten...
On  June 19, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
Glad it is helpful! I hope they enjoy it.
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On  May 29, 2012A Series of 3rd Grade Events (TpT Seller) said:
This would be great to use with students who are having difficulty counting money. I love it!
Patti :)
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On  June 19, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
I'm glad you like it! It definitely helps my kiddos!
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On  May 29, 2012Hooty's Homeroom (TpT Seller) said:
This should really help my kids who struggle with money. Thank you!
On  June 19, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
You are very welcome!
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On  May 29, 2012,  Mary B. said:
Wish I had thought of this long ago! So simple and my students - who have special needs - only have to count by fives. I can hardly wait to try this.
On  May 29, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
It really is! Enjoy :)
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On  May 29, 2012Jennifer Smith (TpT Seller) said:
Martha, I have not used your concept as of yet, but be best assured that I am going to use it next year. My students had an aweful time learning the money process. I wish I would have found this earlier. Thanks for your thoughtfullness. J. Smith 1st grade Teacher NFAA
On  June 19, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
You are very welcome! It takes a bit of getting used to, but it definitely works! I hope you enjoy it. :)
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On  May 28, 2012,  Buyer said:
I have never seen this idea before, but I think it is great! I teach K and even though the Core Curriculum doesn't include money for K, this is a great enrichment activity. Thanks for the free douwnload!
On  June 19, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
You are welcome! It is such a fun topics for kids to learn about. Everybody loves money :)
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On  May 27, 2012Lisa Schmidman (TpT Seller) said:
Great idea! Thanks so much for sharing it! I'm off to check out the other items you have that go with it.
On  June 19, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
You're welcome :)
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On  May 27, 2012Best Practices 4 Teaching  (TpT Seller) said:
Very interesting!! I've never heard of this!
On  June 19, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
:)
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On  May 27, 2012,  Buyer said:
Thank you for sharing it. Cool way to teach counting coins.
On  June 20, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
You're welcome! It is a LOT of fun. :)
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Very cute idea. Thank you for sharing.
On  June 20, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
You're welcome! Enjoy!
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On  May 27, 2012,  Buyer said:
This is just perfect for one of my MD students~ Awesome and thanks so much for sharing!
On  June 20, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
You are very welcome! I hope that it helps them with the concept! :)
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I teach First and Second every other year. This is perfect for my students. Thank you very much for sharing. A great idea!
On  May 27, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
I'm so glad you like it! You are very welcome! :)
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On  May 27, 2012,  Lisa G. said:
I love this idea! Every year it is a struggle to teach some of my students money skills!
On  June 20, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
It really helps students who struggle with this skill. Enjoy!
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On  May 27, 2012,  Sandra W. said:
I teach 3rd and 4th math and it seems I always have 1 or 2 kids that have trouble with money. This just might be the trick they need. Thanks!
On  June 20, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
You're welcome! I hope it helps them out!
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On  May 27, 2012,  Rebecca M. said:
Interesting idea!
On  June 20, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
Thanks :)
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On  May 27, 2012,  Buyer said:
I love this simple, straightforward way of counting. The song should make it memorable and more powerful, too. I have struggled with teaching money counting to 2nd graders. I will be trying this next year for sure!
On  May 27, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
My students always really love the song. I make it part of our morning meeting from the beginning of the year so by the time we get to the money unit they already know how many hairs each coin has. Good luck!
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On  May 27, 2012Debbie Wilks (TpT Seller) said:
I love this!!!! I teach third graders and most of my kids know how to count money but those who struggle really struggle. This is the answer for them - it's perfect! I'm going to share this with the fourth grade teachers for my two boys who left me this year still struggling with counting coins. Thanks so much for this wonderful idea!
On  May 27, 2012Primary Paradise answered:
I'm so glad! This is by far the most effective way to teach coins that I've ever seen because it's simple and fun. I hope it helps your boys. I also have some assessments and PowerPoints that go along with this. :-)
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