An activity mat to practice counting and representing money.
Use this activity mat to practice counting and representing money.
Print the activity mat on cardstock and place it inside of a dry-erase sleeve. Then, have students use a dry-erase marker and wipe clean when complete.
Way to use this resource:
- Using play money, have students grab a small handful of coins and place them on their piggy bank. Then, they must determine the amount and write it on the line using a cent sign or a dollar sign and a decimal point. This can be done using the same coin type or a combination of coin types.
- Using play money, have students place a coin in their piggy bank. Then, they must identify the coin type and write the name on the line.
- Give students a value to write on the line at the bottom of their mat. Then, have them use play money to show the amount.
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately. Example: If you have 2 dimes and 3 pennies, how many cents do you have?
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