Mrs. Riddle's Pocket Change Exchange Money Center
Easy to create and use, this money center will get your students counting money in three unique activities. The first activity has students counting the coins in several pockets. The second activity asks students to count the money in each pocket and then state which toy they could buy at the toy store with the coins they counted. The final activity lists an amount and students can use coin rubber stamps to represent the coins needed to make that amount. Perfect for center time, small group learning, or whole group remediation!
**Teacher will need to create activity board by pasting pocket cutouts on cardboard. Follow these simple directions:
Pocket Change Exchange One: Adhere pretend coins to the pockets (as many as desired).
Pocket Change Exchange Two: Adhere pretend coins to more pockets (as many as desired). In addition, adhere pictures of items found in a toy store, giving each toy a pricetag with an amount that matches one of the pockets. (Be sure to write a label for each toy so students can write the name of the toy they can buy).
Pocket Change Exchange Three: Adhere pockets to the cardboard, writing a desired amount on each pocket. Students will then draw or stamp the coins that can make the given amount on their recording sheet.