Easily adaptable for 2nd-4th grades! Using cupcake liners for math is an easy way to prepare a new activity, especially centers! This counting money game is tons of fun, plus there are other suggestions for using the same format! Love this!
Allowing a collaborative brainstorm session between students is an effective way to demonstrate to students all of the expenses they will need to budget for in the future! This is an activity that promotes understanding both of personal money management and knowledge of capitalism as students make connections to how their spending fits into the greater economy. -LB
This freebie includes 45 cards to play the game war (also called compare.) Students will count the coins (quarters, dimes, nickels and pennies) on each card and determine who has the greater amount. This can easily be used in math centers, math tubs, small groups, guided math groups, choice time and for fast finishers.