There is nothing like hands-on activities for learning math. When it comes to counting money it is even more useful to use hands-on activities since it is practical and we use money all the time. These free printable counting money activity worksheets will be great for practicing counting coins and creating sums of money using various coin combinations.
It is a known fact that showing that students learn and retain information better when they are given multiple ways to learn something. Studies show that kids learn best when learning is active and when they are engaged in hands-on games and activities and are involved in what they are learning.
When kids are engaged and active in the learning process they use all of their senses which helps the brain create connections that make it easier and quicker to retain information. This really works well for kids that find it hard to stay still for long periods of time anyway.
When kids hold the coins in their hands helps students learn so much more thoroughly than if you were to just give them a worksheet. Worksheets are great for practice of course, but hands-on activities work best in math for teaching.
Grab these free printable hands-on activities for counting money from The Busy Mom Club.
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Jeannette is a wife, mother and homeschooling mom. She has been mightily, saved by grace and is grateful for God’s sovereignty throughout her life’s journey. She has a Bachelor in English Education and her MBA. Jeannette is bi-lingual and currently lives in the Tongan Islands of the South Pacific. She posts daily freebies for homeschoolers!
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