Money Activities for any Money Unit - Aligned to CCSS

Jamie Rector
Grade Levels
1st - 3rd
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These money activities can be used with any money unit or as a review of the 2nd grade money standard. The activities, games, and centers included in this money unit are hands-on and engaging for students in grades 1-3. Get ready for some fun!

All activities, games, or centers include a task card, materials, and recording sheet.

  • Coin Match-Up - Match the coin cards to the piggy bank amounts. Recording sheet included.
  • Shopping Time! - Use the coins to pay for the price tag. Recording Sheet included.
  • Grab and Compare - Draw 5 coins out of a bag, count the coins, and compare. The person who draws the greatest amount gets a counter. The first person to get 10 counters wins! Recording sheet included.
  • Show Money Different Ways - Match the same amount coin cards. Recording sheet included.
  • Money Word Problems - Match the word problem cards to the answer cards. Recording sheet included.

Common Core Standard Alignment:

2.MD.8 Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately. Example: If you have 2 dimes and 3 pennies, how many cents do you have?


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