This game requires and teaches students to identify 5 pennies equals a nickel, 2 nickels equal a dime and 2 dimes and a nickel equal a quarter.
Student rolls a die and takes the same number of pennies as they rolled.
Student places the penny on the board and "trades in" for a nickel at 5 pennies.
At two nickels the student "trades in" for a quarter.
We usually play up to a $1.00 or whomever has the most quarters at the end of time.
This game is also a great sponge activity for those extra few minutes you need to have something for student learning.