Coin Worksheets for Kids
Money Worksheets for Kids | Value of Coins | Learning about Money
Teach the value of each piece of money with coin worksheets for kids.
It's important to teach the value of coins, but with much of our spending done with credit cards or online sometimes children don't even see us use real money.
Get a bunch of coins and download some of these printable worksheets. Then have fun with your child learning about money.
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Use Real Money To Teach About Coins and Bills
We often use credit cards and apps
to pay for things these days.
Make a point of spending actual cash
once in awhile to help your child
learn the concept of money.
Let them count out the money to pay
for a small purchase, like a box of tissues
at the dollar store, for example.
Coin Worksheet Printables
- H.I.P. Pocket Change & Trade -- Coin-doku
Play Coin-doku (like Soduku) online or print it out. Coins are used instead of numbers.
- U.S. Mint -- Cents
Complete lesson plans for teaching about the 1 cent coin. Worksheets throughout these 18 pages to print as well as overhead transparency pages, history of President Lincoln, etc. NOTE: This Web site takes a little while to load but is very thorough.
- U.S. Mint -- Westward Journey Nickel Series
Learn about the nickel's new designs.
- H.I.P. Pocket Change -- America the Beautiful
Learn about the state quarters (also known as the America the Beautiful quarters).
Counting Money Placemat
Keep this placemat handy to teach kids about denominations of paper money and coins.
Learn About Paper Money - $5 Note Bookmarks to Print and More
- Project Money: Teaching Tools
Lots of resources for teaching about money, budgeting, and saving money.
- U.S. Currency Know Your Money
The New $100 Note. Know Its Features. Know It's Real. Educational Games & Resources, Youth Education Materials to Download.
- Money Activities and Worksheets | Parents and Teachers | Kids.gov
Money Activities and Worksheets | Parents and Teachers
Learn About Coins
Money and Making Change
Coin Activities - Make "Penny for Your Thoughts" Note Cards and More
- H.I.P. Pocket Change & Trade -- Fun With Coins
Lots of fun activities with coins. There are lots of ways to have fun with coins at home. Below you will find some great activities including arts and crafts, tricks and games, and even ways to earn money! Have a parent or another adult supervise you
Money Bags -- Learn the Value of Coins
The Movie, Dear John, Features a Coin Collector
Dear John - Coin Collector with Interesting Tid Bits About Coins
Dear John is a movie starring Channing Tatum, Amanda Seyfried, Henry Thomas, and Richard Jenkins. It's based on the book by Nicholas Sparks.
Although it's not for children, this movie features a man who begins collecting coins when his son gets a mule coin (the front is a nickel and the back is a penny). Other interesting coin facts are revealed in this touching movie.
Learn About Making Change - What Coins Are Needed to Total an Amount, Making Change
- FunBrain.com - The Internet's #1 Education Site for K-8 Kids and Teachers
Fun educational games including Change Maker: Online game for kids to learn how to make change. Change Maker: Amount of Sale = $.22, Amount Paid: $1.00
- Making Change
Action packed math site for elementary and middle school students featuring math games, math word problems, math worksheets, logic puzzles, and math videos.
- Just Kids Games: Making Change
Making Change -- Just Kids Games Home Page -- More free online games. All content Copyright 2001-2002 The Center For Advanced Technologies. All rights reserved.
The U.S. Mint
"The United States Mint makes uncirculated coins for saving and collecting. They have the same designs as circulating coins, but they are not meant for daily use."
~ U.S. Mint
Online Information About Coins and Money - Not Printables but Still Fun and Educational
Read about coin collecting and how money is minted.
- H.I.P. Pocket Change & Trade -- 10 Facts Coin Kids Should Know
The U.S. Mint asks and answers 10 questions about coins and coin collecting. When did coins replace stones, cattle, and other early forms of money?
- H.I.P. Pocket Change & Trade -- Coin Finishes
Learn about the finishes on coins and how they are made and more.
Teach About Exchange Rates
The U.S. government tracks the exchange rates for countries worldwide.
This exchange rate table can help teach children about the current value of money in the United States compared with other countries around the world.
The table also lists what each countries' money is called. For example, the U.S. uses the dollar, but many countries in Europe use the euro.
Coin Books Available on eBay
Keep coins organized with these coin books. They come in all denominations.
Money Changer - Strap This On and Make Change Easily
Teach kids the value of older coins with these guide books. Coin collecting can be a fun hobby for all ages!
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