TES collection - Money
Coin recognition and using decimal notation
- Match the coins requested by the shopkeeper. Two levels for differentiation.
- Pupils find and record totals, exploring H, T and U and £p notation with notes and coins.
- Find the number of pennies that equal larger coins, using grouping strategies for counting.
- Move a selection of coins to the hand and add them up.
- Worksheets using pennies as a unit.
- Simple worksheet with total amounts for children to make up in different coins in the space provided.
- Worksheets for coin matching and equivalent amounts for KS1.
- Worksheets - find different ways to make up the value of various coins, to £2.
- Worksheet converting £ tp p, then p to £.
- An activity to add coins to reach a target amount, finding the difference along the way. There are three levels for differentiation purposes.
- Visual interactive activities for solving money problems.
- Screens for choosing coins to make various total amounts.
- Notebook file to teach solving money problems and interpret the answer using a calculator.
- Which coins could be used to make up a given total amount?
- Images of groups of coins for SEN or KS1 pupils – which pile adds up to a different amount to the others on each page?
- Worksheet to add up the coins in various purses, then find coins to make up target amounts for other purses.
- Differentiated worksheets with money problems to solve in context, including special offers to take into account.
- Coin picture domino cards to print off.
- Activity/game boards to exchange coins for ones of higher value.
- Cards to print off to match amounts in coins and words.
- Game board and cards, with 5-coin and 10-coin versions.
- A board game with 3 levels for differentiation.
- Money problem questions in the format of the TV gameshow, which increase in difficulty.
- A pirate-themed board game to collect and lose coins along the way. How many do you have at the end?
- Game cards for playing an adding coins game, for younger pupils.
- Test thinking skills by choosing coins to complete the grid correctly.
- A board game where pupils have to earn and pay out money along the way.
Solve problems in context
- An activity to match the value of coins to differently priced sweets. Challenge pupils to make up the total in different ways.
- Set the number of presents required and the budget. Ask pupils to suggest different ways to make the total.
- Pupils can work out doubling in a context of purchasing. How much do two pieces of fruit cost? Which coins would you use to pay for them?
- Choose items from the shop, develop strategies for calculating and record amounts spent.
- Interactive activity to download, for pupils to select coins to match the price of various groceries.
- Shops – for money work
- Worksheet where pupils find coins to pay for various stamps.
- Calculate change from £5, within a cinema theme.
- Multiplying and dividing by 10 to plan spending within a budget – for upper KS2.
Teaching tools and printables
- Open-ended KS1 IWB tool for addition and subtraction problems with coins.
- This site shows details and history of all British coins and notes, with a quiz and money activities for different ages and abilities.
- Screens showing the amount of pennies that equal larger value coins.
- Ideal for mental starters and games.
- Spinner and arrow, with coin values, to print off and use for a range of games and investigations.
- Printables site with coins and notes in a variety of currencies.
- Money problem resources and ideas for games.
- Images and names of British coins and notes.
- A story about the history of money and place value, with related money activities.