Coin Matching Spin & Cover Game

I love being able to connect with my daughter on her level of understanding. Many times we expect kids to be able to absorb a chunk of information all at once, when they need opportunities to learn bits and pieces first. My daughter doesn’t yet understand the concept of numbers or counting, but she is great at matching. I took her matching skills and extended it to introduce her to coins. This Coin Matching Spin & Cover Game is great for kids who are interested in money, but might not be ready for learning the different values.

Help kids learn to recognize coins with this hands-on math game. Coin Spin & Cover is a fun way to learn what coins look like.

Materials needed for the Coin Spin & Cover Game:

Paper

Laminating Pouch

Laminator

Paper fastener

Paper clip

Toy Coins (or real coins)

Help kids learn to recognize coins with this hands-on math game. Coin Spin & Cover is a fun way to learn what coins look like.

To prep: Print on card stock and/or laminate. Assemble the spinner by using the paper clip threaded onto the paper fastener.

Alternately, you could use a pencil tip with a paper clip around it instead of the paper fastener, but it is easier for preschoolers to manage with the the spinner already prepared for them.

Help kids learn to recognize coins with this hands-on math game. Coin Spin & Cover is a fun way to learn what coins look like.

To play: Simply cover the coins as the matching coins are spun.

I confess, I love this game because it is so easy to put together! My daughter loves spinning the spinner and the choosing which coin she wants it to land on!

As kids become more familiar with the coins, you can ask them how much each coin is worth after they have spun.

Or spin 5 times and add up the total value of the coins that were spun.

There is also a graphing game included in the printable that is not pictured here. To use it, simply have your children spin the spinner and graph the results until one of the coins reaches the top of the graph.

coin matching spinner game featured image

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  1. Hi Kim, I just wanted to say I just recently found your website and I’m so glad I did! This is my first year homeschooling my 7 year old daughter with Down Syndrome. She also is fantastic at matching but cannot seem to grasp numbers and one-to-one correspondence. This is a great idea, thank you so much!