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Heads and Tails ~ A quick and simple place value game using dimes and pennies.  (Free ideas/variations at this blog post.)

Common Core Connection : Comparing Money with Heads and Tails (You will find a variety of activities here!

Counting Coins - love the versatility of plastic eggs for centers at Easter!  Read more and download a FREE recording sheet at:  http://www.teachingwithnancy.com/coin-counting-egg-hunt/

Coin Counting Egg Hunt

Coin Counting Egg Hunt - Hide eggs around the classroom, have students hunt for coins and write how much money is in each coin on a piece of paper until they have found all the coins.

Money sticks for counting money

Money sticks: Pick one, count the coins, record the total. NTS: Could use foreign coins too.

I Have, Who Has...Money FREEBIE! Made with pictures of REAL coins! Can't wait to use it next year!

This is a fun game to use to practice counting pennies and nickels. There are 30 cards included - difficulty level is varied so you will be able to challenge some students and help others gain confidence. The coin graphics are pictures of REAL money!

Math Coin Touch Points - I love teaching counting money with these touch points. It help the kiddos skip from a quarter to a dime or nickle.

Does anyone teach touch point math to their little ones? Math Coin Touch Points - I love teaching counting money with these touch points. It help the kiddos skip from a quarter to a dime or nickle.

Hands-on Practice with Counting Coins Exploring different ways to make 25 cents with real coins.

Four Activities for Coin Counting Practice

Twist on Coin Bingo (Students put one coin in each box. Teacher calls out a value and the kids have to remove the exact amount from their board. Goal: clear your board!)

Gotta love new math game ideas: Twist on Coin Bingo (Students put one coin in each box. Teacher calls out a value and the kids have to remove the exact amount from their board. Goal: clear your board!

This site has a number of ideas for activities and games for teaching about money.

Money game: trading up to hight value coins whenever possible, first one to a dollar bill wins

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Quarters have 5 hairs, dimes have two, nickels have one, and pennies are "bald." Line up the coins, draw the "hairs" and then count them by fives.