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.
Money makes the world go 'round, but do your students know why money is important? In this lesson, students will learn the real world applications of money, as well as how to make a dollar with various coins.
We know that exposure and repetition are very important when teaching students to recognize coins and identify their values. Use this hands-on lesson that can be used alongside Counting Coins or as an independent lesson!
Counting Money for Red Envelopes: A Chinese New Year Tradition
“Gong Xi Fa Cai, Hong Bao Na Lai!” This means "Happy New Year, Give me my red envelope!" Students will count coins and write the value all while learning about the Chinese New Year tradition of handing out red envelopes filled with money.
Use these colorful worksheets to teach young ones how to differentiate coin money based on their appearance, name, and value. The next time your child counts coins from her piggy bank, she will also strengthen her skip counting and pattern recognition skills. Get more practice with patterns with our shape patterns resources, and see what other patterns your child can find in her classroom or home.