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Count the Nickels - Worksheet

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 2 pages | Grades: 1 - 2

Use skip counting and addition skills to determine the number of nickels needed for a given amount.

💰Counting Nickels Worksheet

Use this independent practice worksheet to support your money lesson.  Students will color the corresponding number of nickels for each amount given. 

This math worksheet includes ten questions. Students will use their skip counting and addition skills to determine how many nickels are needed for each amount.

An answer key is included with your download to make grading fast and easy! 

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:

For fast finishers, encourage students to create the same amount using different coins. Students may use a combination of quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies. 

Support students who need additional help by completing the worksheet in a small group or 1:1 setting. Additionally, provide students with a skip counting line to help count by fives. 

Easily Download & Print

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or editable Google Slides version of this resource. 

Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete. 

Turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity by printing on cardstock and slipping it into a dry-erase sleeve. Students can record their answers with a whiteboard marker, then erase and reuse them. 

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This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and Teach Starter Collaborator. 

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