Coin Riddles: What's in Your Wallet?
Coin counting can be a very challenging concept for children to learn. Even by third grade, though your child may be confident identifying his coins, he may still need some practice combining and calculating coins to equal a certain value. In this activity, bolster your child's coin-counting and logical thinking skills by solving some coin riddles! This activity is very easy to prepare and can be used repeatedly.
What You Need:
- Change purse or wallet with change compartment
- Collection of either play or real coins equaling no more than $1.00 each (approximately 2 half-dollars, 4 quarters, 10 dimes, 10 nickels, and 30 pennies). The exact quantity of each coin will depend on the riddles you will write.
- Index cards