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Friday, April 6, 2012


A Penny is worth 1, a nickel is worth 5, a dime worth ten , and a quarter a 25. ( a little jingle I use to help m 2nd Graders with coin values :)

We have been exploring counting change, making change, adding different coin combinations and comparing the results, and also playing Mystery Coins (I have 4 coins worth 45 cents, what are the 4 coins...)

Overall my 2nd graders are doing well! Adding with half dollars and a series of quarters is a little challenging for them, but I allow them to use an Elbow Buddy to assist them :-)

Here are a few websites I came across to assist in our money unit:

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