# Identifying Coins

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This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Learning to add money, make change, and compare money amounts are skills that are coming up in our money unit. I've been working on putting together lots of fun games and engaging opportunities to practice. Here are some money activities for second grade

We have been working on money in my intervention groups the past 3 weeks and we wrapped up the week with our "Time To Go Shopping" Activity ...

Coins: Making Change! This is a great activity for 2nd Grade. This practical life exercise would hopefully help children understand expenses when Christmas shopping!

This was something Elijah asked for last fall, and we put it together then. It is very simple, but one of his favorite lapbooks to pull out and play with; he LOVES to set up candy shop and have me visit his store! This is a part-whole circle set similar to what is used in …

This was something Elijah asked for last fall, and we put it together then. It is very simple, but one of his favorite lapbooks to pull out and play with; he LOVES to set up candy shop and have me visit his store! This is a part-whole circle set similar to what is used in …

My second son is currently working on counting coins, which can be kind of an abstract concept – especially since a dime is smaller than a penny! He is pretty solid on the value of each coin, so I came up with a few activities to help him practice counting different types of coins together. […]

This photo album generated with Smilebox Here are a few money games I made over the break. I’m hoping these will help my students become proficient in terms of counting a collection of coins and identifying them. Bank on It In the game below, the students roll a regular dot die. They cover up the coin on their mat which corresponds to the number they rolled. The first person to fill their bank wins. Your more advanced students could count all the money in their bank at the end of the game…

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FREEBIE!! - I have... Who has? Game and to help students learn to recognize and count money 1 dollar and under. This game features 42 cards in total. CC.2.MD.8 - Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using \$ and ¢ symbols appropriately. Please provide feedback when you download this FREE resource. Thanks!

I don’t know about your kids, but right now my kids are slightly obsessed with saving money to be able to buy their own toys. Mostly because I told them I wasn’t going to by any more tiny stuffed animals… So they have a big bag of coins that they have been sourcing from anyone ...

If it’s true that “practice makes perfect”, the first graders in room 105 are now practically perfect at counting coins. Here is a fun litt...

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Each year it gets harder and harder to teach the students to count coins! I blame it on technology {as much as I love it}! Parents don’t carry around cash and change as much as they used to. I haven’t quite perfected the craft of teaching counting coins, but I think exposure is the most […]