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Math: Counting Money: Beginner

These sites are for younger kids learning to count money. They will learn about the value of coins and bills and how to identify them. Explore the links to find out how to add and subtract coins as well as dollar bills and how to make change. Includes online games, hands-on activities, and worksheets. There are links to eThemes Resources on intermediate level of counting money, estimating and rounding money, and money facts.


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On this site, second grader students learn about several different money topics and play online games. Scroll down or click on the topic for the sites on "Consumer Math." NOTE: The site includes ads.
Place the same amount of coins in the left side of the screen to match the given amount on the left.
During this hands-on activity kids can work in groups and guess how many coins a student holds in a hand.
This hands-on activity involves counting paper bills and coins. Includes a two-page PDF file with printable paper money.
This online interactive lesson demonstrates how to add dollars and coins. Note: Shockwave Player is required.
Learn how to subtract dollars and coins. Note: Shockwave Player is required.
Play matching or concentrating games to practice counting change.
Enter the amount of displayed money and check your answers.
Count money on each card and enter a correct amount in a box.
Practice counting money through an interactive game.
This is a printable worksheet for practicing counting dimes, pennies, nickels, and quarters. Note: This site includes banner-ads.
Get as much money in your piggy bank as possible, by figuring out the correct change. You can select a difficulty level.
Practice making change for your customers through a simulation. Level of difficulty can be chosen.
Figure out how much change to return. Note: Shockwave player is required.
Drag coins into the cup to equal the given amount in the top area. Note: This site has links lead to external websites.
Learn how to count money and make change. Find out what money worth and play fun online money games. Includes worksheets, quizzes, and lesson plans. There are links to eThemes Resources on money facts and estimating and rounding money.
These sites have online activities that allow students to practice estimating and rounding. Includes information on math as it relates to money and shopping.
These sites focus on money. Includes the history of money around the world and in the U.S. See photos of the earliest U.S. coins and bills, read how money is made, and learn about the 50 state quarters program. There are links to related eThemes Resources on money.

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