Today we are sharing learning activities that can be created with cupcake liners! This Counting Money cupcake liner game is just one of the many fun ways that you can use cupcake liners to learn!

– Life Over C's Using cupcake liners for math can be an easy way to prepare a new activity! This counting money game looks like fun, plus there are other suggestions for using the same format!

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Materials for the Counting Money Cupcake Liner Game for Kids

  • Coins
  • Pom Pom
  • Cupcake Liners
  • Marker
– Life Over C's Using cupcake liners for math can be an easy way to prepare a new activity! This counting money game looks like fun, plus there are other suggestions for using the same format!

How to prepare the Counting Money game:

Write a money value in the bottom of each cupcake liner.

Arrange the cupcake liners randomly on a table or on the floor.

How to use:

Have the child sit in front of the cupcake liners and toss the pom pom into them.

When the pom pom lands in a liner, have the child demonstrate the money value written on the bottom of the cupcake liner with the least amount of coins possible.

Remove the pom pom and toss again. (Repeating the same values, will reinforce the coin combinations.)

– Life Over C's Using cupcake liners for math can be an easy way to prepare a new activity! This counting money game looks like fun, plus there are other suggestions for using the same format!

If you want to keep score:

Give one point for each value that is correctly made.

Give 5 bonus points for creating five money values in a row successfully.

Your stopping point will depend on the skill level and focus of the child.

Alternatively, you can provide the child with the same amount of pom poms as cupcake liners and have them play until each amount has been done.

– Life Over C's Using cupcake liners for math can be an easy way to prepare a new activity! This counting money game looks like fun, plus there are other suggestions for using the same format!

Other ways to use this Counting Money Game for Kids:

  • Alphabet
  • Math Facts
  • Word Families
  • Sight Words

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– Life Over C's Using cupcake liners for math can be an easy way to prepare a new activity! This counting money game looks like fun, plus there are other suggestions for using the same format!

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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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