Counting Pennies and Nickels (USA)

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Interactive Math Lesson - Counting Pennies and Nickels USA

It's time to practice counting coins! In this fun, interactive math game from iKnowit.com, kindergarten students will practice counting pennies and nickels. This introductory U.S. currency math game helps little ones become familiar with U.S. coins. With colorful custom pictures of pennies and nickels and a bright, clean math lesson format, this kindergarten money lesson will give your students a confidence boost as they become experts at counting coins!

Little learners will be required to count nickels and pennies as they answer math problems in this kindergarten money lesson. Students may be shown a picture of two nickels and one penny accompanied by the question, "How much money is there?" Little ones will fill in the blank with the correct answer, 11 cents. Or students may be shown a picture of two groups of coins. Students must choose the hand that displays the correct amount of coins. Or students may be shown a picture of nine pennies, accompanied by the question, "How much money is there?" Again, children will fill in the blank with the correct answer, 9 cents. When little ones get stuck on a math problem, they can click on the "Hint" button. They will be shown a helpful pictorial clue that will help them visualize the money problem without giving away the answer. When students answer a problem incorrectly, a detailed explanation page will show them the right answer with an easy-to-understand explanation, so kids can learn from their mistakes.

This kindergarten counting coins lesson features several helpful tools that assist students as they work through their math practice session. A progress-tracker in the upper-right corner of the practice screen shows students how many questions they have answered so far out of the total number of questions in the math lesson. A score-tracker beneath that lets students see how many points they have earned for correct responses. A speaker icon in the upper-left corner of the practice screen indicates the read-aloud feature. Students can click the button to have the question read out-loud to them in a clear voice. This is a great option for ESL/ELL students and children who are auditory processors. All of these I Know It math lesson features are designed with your students' success in mind.

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This online math lesson is classified as Level K. It may be ideal for a kindergarten class.

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