Coin Identification and Values (USA)

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Kindergarten Coin Identification and Values USA GameKindergarten Naming US Coins and Identifying Values Game

Interactive Math Lesson: Coin Identification and Values (USA)

Give your kindergarten students the opportunity to practice basic money skills, including coin identification and values for U.S. coins, in this interactive math practice activity. Students will learn to recognize a penny, dime, nickel, and quarter, including their associated values. By the time your students complete this coin identification lesson, they will be confident in U.S. coin recognition!

Questions in this interactive math lesson are presented in a variety of formats, including drag-and-drop, multiple choice, and fill-in-the-blank. Here are some sample questions students may be asked: "Drag and drop the value of the coin shown." "Drag to sort the coins." "Identify the coin shown." "Choose the coin that is worth 1 cent."

If students need a little extra help answering one of their math questions in this kindergarten math game, they can click on the "Hint" button in the lower-left corner of their practice screen. They will be given a helpful pictorial clue showing the four U.S. coins with their names labeled. When students answer a question incorrectly, a detailed explanation page will show them where they went wrong and how to answer the question correctly, so they can learn from their mistakes.

Kindergarten Coin Identification and Values USA LessonKindergarten Naming US Coins and Identifying Values Lesson

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Kindergarten Coin Identification and Values USA ActivityKindergarten Naming US Coins and Identifying Values Activity


This online math lesson is categorized as Level K. It may be appropriate for kindergarten students.

Common Core Standard

2.MD.8, MA.1.M.2.2, K.4A
Measurement And Data

Work With Time And Money.
Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and c symbols appropriately. Example: If you have 2 dimes and 3 pennies, how many cents do you have?

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