My students have personally thrived off of using the "hairy coins method" for learning the coin values and adding coins. This mini unit is filled PACKED with resources:
-bulletin board images
-mini books to learn the attributes and characteristics of each coin
-work pages to practice adding mixed coins
-3 different partner games (perfect for early finishers or extensions)
Attached you will also find a letter to parents explaining what the "hairy coin method" is so students are able to continue to reinforce their learning and skill at home.