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MATH ACTIVITIES

"Penny Flipping"
Students learn how many cents a dime is worth
by flipping a penny

"Penny Flipping" Ten Frame- HTML
"Penny Flipping" Ten Frame - PDF

The Skip Counting Song
Teach skip counting with this happy tune!

Song Lyrics - HTML
Song Lyrics - PDF

LANGUAGE ARTS ACTIVITIES

How Smart Are YOU With Money?
Students learn to reason and logically come to understand the value of money using the poem, Smart, by Shel Silverstein

"Smart" by Shel Silverstein - PDF

"Smart Money"
Coins can spell their own names!


  "Smart Money" Lesson - Printable .pdf 

SOCIAL STUDIES ACTIVITIES

"Bartering Lesson Plan"
Classroom activities to accompany a lesson on barter

Barter Role Playing Activity Sheet- PDF 

SCIENCE ACTIVITIES

 "Mustard Mystery"
Is there silver in that coin? Find out with this experiment.


"Mustard Mystery" Activity Printable .pdf

"Hot Money"Trick
Activity to prove that copper conducts heat.

 "Hot Money" Activity Printable .pdf