I don’t know about your kids, but right now my kids are slightly obsessed with saving money to be able to buy their own toys. Mostly because I told them I wasn’t going to by any more tiny stuffed animals… So they have a big bag of coins that they have been sourcing from anyone who drop them a penny or two. It works for me because they don’t realize that they are doing math every time they get the bag out to count their treasure. Despite the growing trend to use a debit card instead of cash, it’s still very important that children learn how to use cash and coins. The first step in that is learning to count coins. These free counting money clip cards for coins are a perfect way to review coin counting with kids.

coin counting clip cards for math centers

Recommended Grade Level:

Materials for the Counting Coins Money Task Cards

  • Paper
  • Laminating Materials
  • Clothespins
  • Paper Cutter

To prepare:

Print and laminate if desired.

To use:

Have students place a clothes pin on the number that is missing from the list of numbers on the card.

These cards have up to four easy to count coins to help kids learn to skip count and add on from common numbers.

Playing card games is another great way to learn about money. The card games in this pack are all based on games that kids already know like Slap Jack, Memory and “War”.

Get the coin clip cards here

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Kim Staten Owner and Curriculum Designer
Kim Staten is a mother of four children ages 20, 19, 16, and 12. Kim has taught at the preschool, kindergarten and early elementary levels for 16 years. With extensive experience working with special needs children, including her own children with special needs (Rett Syndrome, autism, anxiety, and ADHD), she creates hands-on curricula and activities that are great for working with children of all abilities in the classroom and at home. Hands-on, accessible activities are her passion. 

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