28 Fun money and coin counting activities for first grade!
Counting money is an important skill that provides real world knowledge and skills and reinforces other math skills. Teach your students to count quarters, nickels, dimes, and pennies.
Students practice counting money in a variety of ways…
?Coin Equivalence Bingo- a problem is displayed. Any student with the same value as the displayed coin amount writes an X on one of the numbers.
?What’s My Coin Value? - a matching game played with the whole class that teaches students the values of different coins.
?Do You Have Enough Money -Pairs take turns taking a group of coins from a bag and then work together to determine the value of the coin amount.
?I’ll Buy That- Two students try to be the first to show the coins that can be used to purchase a displayed item, whoever is first gets to buy the item.
?Money Book – Students count the money amounts on each page of a money book and write the amount on each page.
?Students learn to count money using hundred boards.
The activities can be used to Assess concepts, Introduce concepts, Review concepts, and to help students Retain the concepts that have been taught. Our Math Activities can be used in a variety of ways to “AIRR” out your math curriculum.
Section One contains a numbered list of activities. Each activity is explained using a step-by-step process identifying the group size and materials needed to complete the task. Some of the activities have matching activity cards and practice sheets which are found in Section Two, Activity Sheets. The top right side of each set of activity cards, and practice sheet corresponds with the matching activity number. An answer key is conveniently provided in Section Three.
These math activities are aligned to the following standards:
Common Core Standards