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This game is VERY simple but powerful for the kids because it helps them to make those connections that 5 pennies = 1 nickel, 2 nickels = 1 dime, etc...

Cute idea for helping kids learn to tell time.

How To Teach A 6-Year-Old To Tie Shoes In 5 Minutes | Efficient Life Skills. This is pretty awesome- I tried it, and it works!!

A fun game to teach COIN VALUES. Simply roll the dice (once per turn) and take that number of pennies. As often as possible exchange 5 pennies for 1 nickel, 2 nickels for 1 dime, 2 dimes and 1 nickel for 1 qtr., and 4 qtrs. for the \$1 bill. The first one to \$1 wins the game. Perfect for some Kinders and most 1st graders.

Wish I could say I thought of this! It really works - my kindergartners know it after 3 days!!!

Cloud inspector (science for kids, weather activity)

Great way to teach your kid to tell time

Butterfly Fractions. Another way how to learn how to add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators.

good money game for trading pennies for nickels

Coin Critters... give kids a number... and they create critter to equal amount...LOVE this!

from PreKinders

### Exploring Money in Pre-K

Just fell in love with this site. Here are some great Pre-K money activities!

The 25 Coolest Science Experiments for kids!

Here's a strategy for helping students find the value of a collection of coins. Includes several practice pages.

Hide inch worms around the room. Instruct students to find them and measure them to the nearest inch. Cute! Even big kids love a scavenger hunt. Free patterns included with blog post description.

Crazy for First Grade: Differentiating Math- Part 2

from Minds in Bloom

### Ideas for Teaching Dollars and Cents

Counting coins, making change, and solving money word problems are all important skills. Here are some ideas to help you teach them!

from Learning 4 Kids

### Peg-A-Number Fact Game

Peg-a-Number Facts - a fun game for kids to play and learn basic addition and subtraction sums. I've used my own version of this before and found it a great independent activity for students who need more reinforcement of addition or subtraction. I usually give them a number line as support as well.