TEACHING THE KIDS -"i like money" game - for teaching coin recognition. glue plastic coins to popsicle sticks. students pull out stick + if they name coin, they can keep it. if they pull out a "bankrupt" stick, all sticks go back in the can!
Coin Grab: fill a little cloth bag with an assortment of coins (you could also fill a paper lunch bag or little purse). Students take turns pull out a coin and graph it on their sheet. They do not grab a whole handful of coins at once-this is important to