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!
A variation on the money-matching game is playing "candy shop" where the "customer" gets "candy" (the pictured cards) in exchange for the listed price. Great for reinforcing monetary value as well as exploring the idea of working in a shop.
What a great hands on way to teach kids money & math! This post has some great videos, teaching ideas and free downloads of coloring sheets and worksheets. Very visual for students with special learning needs, especially autism. Read more and download at: http://www.earthmamasworld.com/lesson-ideas-for-teaching-money/