As second graders deepen their understanding of value, money will take an important place in the math curriculum. You can help teach kids the value of coins with this guided money lesson, designed by our team of curriculum experts. The lesson features targeted instruction and helpful exercises that provide practical real-life examples for kids to use in practicing this skill.
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The ability to identify coins comes in handy in this couch surfing game. Students click on the couch coins to correctly answer the questions. Which coin is worth 10 cents? Which coin is worth the most? Games such as this one that teach familiarity with nickels, pennies, dimes and quarters can help students gain confidence with money math, a main feature of the first grade and second grade curriculum.
Sometimes math just needs some bright colors and fun animation to make it exciting. Help your second grader practice money math with this quick, colorful game that lets them count up pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters. First they will find the total already in the piggy bank, then they will find themselves adding money to the bank to reach a new number.