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.
Money math practice sharpens minds and fattens wallets. Education.com offers a mix of money math tools to hone this useful skill. Whether preschoolers are familiarizing themselves with what money looks like or if fifth graders are dividing with decimals, there are resources in the Learning Library to transform practical money practice into future financial prowess.
Counting Cash: Money Math Resources
Money is used on a daily basis, so it's essential for children to know how to use it responsibly. That is why the Learning Library supplies teachers, parents and tutors with a generous supply of money math resources for preschoolers and up.
The hundreds of printable worksheets range from lessons on basic money terms to word challenges. Some assignments take students ""shopping"" at coffee shops or a sports store to learn practical money word problems. Young students learn how to count money and how cents translates to dollars. A variety of coloring worksheets familiarize small students with how money looks.
For interactive lessons, the resource library possesses multiple online games where kids can sort money or learn decimal division with pennies. There is an assortment of hands-on activities and games that utilize real money for practice. Kids can compete to count to a dollar first with a racing game or build their own construction paper piggy bank.
There are many step-by-step guides that are created by professional educators. Popular lessons such as Money Math, Show Me the Money and Add It Up! Counting Money make teaching streamlined, yet entertaining. An abundance of other guided lessons, interactive books and more are easy to access from the Learning Library to teach students to be money masters.