## Coin Box

In this Flash game, students may use a variety of activities to practice counting, collecting, exchanging, and making change for coins. Coin representations may show their amounts or not; coins may also be represented by coin tiles on a 10x10 grid, to help visualize their values. The five activities are: count, in which students determine the value of a given set of coins; collect, in which students choose coins to represent a given value; exchange, in which students use the smallest number of coins to represent a given value; change from coins, in which students are given a set of coins and asked how much change would be for a dollar (essentially counting up); and change from value, in which students are given a price owed (from a dollar) and asked to make change. There is a "bank" at the lower left side of the applet in which coins may be exchanged for other coins of the same value.
Contributed by: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Publisher
Math TopicMeasurement, Number Sense, Decimals, Basic Operations, Number Concepts, Mathematical Processes
Grade LevelPre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Resource TypeActivity

• AudienceLearner
• LanguageEnglish (USA)
• Education Topic
• Interdisciplinary Connection
• Professional DevelopmentNo
• ContributorNational Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Publisher
• Publication Date2011
• Rights(c) 2000 - 2011 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
• AccessFree access
• Standards
• ### Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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• Flexible app
By Uncle Bob on 11/14/2012 - 16:00
• A nice variety of activities to teach the values and equivalencies of coinage. Simple operation for the young learner.
• 5 Different Activities with 1 App
By Mrs. V on 01/15/2013 - 10:24
• Great resource for the classroom when working with money concepts-coin recognition, value of each coin, counting and making change. Loved the connection between the the coins and the hundreds board.