Learning to count money is a necessary skill. As soon as the child learns to count they can begin to learn how to count money. There are many opportunities in daily life to practice counting money. Give a child a piggy bank to start to Collect coins and dollars. Count the money aloud as you pay for your products at the supermarket, gas station, rummage sales or restaurants. Use money real or fictional it looks real, to practice counting.
Establish a handful of coins. Divide coins into groups of pennies, dimes, nickels, quarters and half dollars with his son. Count the number of each coin you have. Say the name of each coin you own, one cent, two cents, three cents or nickel two nickels and so on.
Add the value of the currency counting session after the child recognizes the name of the currency. Teach how many pennies are in a five, ten, quarter, half dollar and dollar bill. Count aloud speaking a penny equals a penny, a nickel = 5 cents or five cents and so on. Expect five cents and put them next to a coin. Expect 10 cents and put them next to a dime. Practice counting coins and put them in touch with their counterparts until the child understands the value of each coin.
Counting nickels and dimes for 5 and 10. Practise this skill after a child can add multiple numbers.
Practice counting different values of coins that equal a dollar. Add 25 cents six five, two dimes and quarter together. Find other combination of coins that equal a dollar.
Give your child a piggy bank. Count how many coins are added to the bank with each deposit. For older children have the amount of money added to the bank.
Give your child a small amount of money to make a purchase. Go shopping and have your child pay for a small toy or candy. Seek commodity prices while you shop and talk about the amount of money needed for purchase items.
Give a small weekly allowance to his son. use a different combination of coins with the same amount of allowance each week. Count the number given to the children and explain how the amount of money that can be the same by using different currencies.
Create a game store recycling empty cereal boxes and other food containers clean. Mark each container with a price. Configure a toy cash register and some money game. Play a trading game buying and counting money.