These activity sheets will give your beginning students practice in addition and subtraction using money.

Money takes up a major chunk of mathematics. It uses both notes (bills) and coins. While counting the money in bill form is pretty easy, counting them in coins is sometimes difficult and takes up a lot of time. But making change with coins is a great task, and it is also pretty easy! Now whatever amount of money you have, you can easily get it exchanged for coins. For example, if you have 5 dollars, you can get it changed for 500 cents. But if you don’t know how to count it, not to worry! It's very easy! You can do it with your hands by separating the coins types and then adding them. Gather all the coins together that you have and separate them in piles of one type. For example, pennies in one pile, half-dollars in the second pile, and $1 in the third pile. Now work with one type of coin at a time, then jump to the next coin. If you have more than one pile of the same coins, add coins in each stack first then multiply the number of stacks with the number of the coin in each. Repeat the process for the other coins as well and then add up the final amount to know the total amount of money you have.

This has got to be one of largest collections of printable worksheets, in one place, to help you learn how to count United States (American) coins and bills. The United States mint makes all of the American coins. The U.S. nickel is the only coin called by its metal content, even though that coin is only made up of twenty-five percent of nickel. American paper money (bills) are created and tracked by the U.S. Treasury. These worksheets explain how to add and subtract different coin denominations. Students will add different coins together, learn how to make change, and more.

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Counting Money Worksheets

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Money Count Lesson

How many cents does 4 quarters equal? First, determine the value of each coin. Convert the value of each coin into cents. Total the value of all coins. In the above question there are 4 quarters. Now, each quarter is equal to 25 cents. Therefore 4 quarters will be equal to 25 + 25 + 25 + 25 = 100 cents. So, the answer is 100 cents.

Lesson and Practice

In order to convert the amount into individual coins, we first divide the amount by the coin which has the highest value in cents.

Worksheet

Students will count different denominations of money. Ten problems are provided.

Money Count Practice

Write the following in total dollar and cents value. Ten problems are provided.

Skill Drill

Students will find the value of a series of mixed denominations of money. Eight problems are provided.

Warm Up

This is a great way to go about finding the total value of what you have in your pocket.

Counting Change Lesson

The customer gives you $1. How much change will he get? When you buy an item, you might not have the exact coins and bills for the amount it costs. You can then pay with a bigger bill, and get back some change. To give change or to check the change you are given, count up from the price of the item until you reach the amount the customer gives. The cost of the given object i.e. book is written as 48¢.

Lesson and Practice

The cost of the given object i.e. Jam is written as 74 ¢. As $1 = 100 ¢ When the customer gives $1 i.e. 100 ¢, he will get back change equivalent to the difference between 100 ¢ and 74 ¢. So, 100 ¢ - 74 ¢ = 26 ¢. So, the customer will get 26 ¢ as change.

Worksheet

Students will calculate correct change. Ten problems are provided.

Practice

Students will practice calculating correct change to give back after making a purchase. Ten problems are provided.

Drill

Students will calculate the correct returning change for each transaction. Eight problems are provided.

Warm Up

This is the same skill performed as a class.

Counting Pennies and Dimes Lesson

Count and write the total amount in money shown. There are 3 dimes and each dime is worth 10 cents or 10¢. Therefore the total dimes will be equal to 10 + 10 + 10 = 30¢. The number of pennies is 2. Each penny is equal to 1¢. Therefore the total of the pennies comes out to be 2¢.When we add all the cents, the total comes out to be 32.

Lesson and Practice

Students will review how to count and add the values of pennies and dimes. A sample problem is solved and two practice problems are provided.

Worksheet

Find the total value of all the coins presented in each problem. Ten problems are provided.

Practice

We focus on putting pennies and dimes in total counts. Ten problems are provided.

Drill

Circle the amount that displays the total change counts for each problem.

Warm Up

This worksheet is meant to be used as a class or group. Three problems are provided.

Worksheet

Students will count dimes and find their values. Five problems are provided.

Practice

Working with more dimes make sure to recognize the front and back of them.

Money Counting Lesson

How many cents do 5 quarters equal? A sample problem is solved, and two practice problems are provided.

Worksheet

Fill in the number of coins needed to match the value of the amount needed. Ten problems are provided.

Practice

Students will practice counting money to find the total value. Ten problems are provided.

Review and Practice

The concept of how to count coins and bills to find the total value is reviewed. A sample problem is solved. Six practice problems are provided.

Quiz

Students will demonstrate their proficiency with this topic. Ten problems are provided.

Check

Students will fill in the missing values to find the total money that is required. Three problems are provided, and space is included for students to copy the correct answer when given.

Mixed Coin Counting Worksheet

Given mixed coins, students will calculate the total value. Ten problems are provided.

Counting Practice

Students will practice calculating the total value of sets of mixed coins. Ten problems are provided.

Counting Drill

Given sets of mixed coins calculate the total value of each. Ten problems are provided.

Counting Nickels Worksheet

Students will practice calculate the total value of nickels. Ten problems are provided.

Practice

Given a selection of nickels find the total value. Ten problems are provided.

Counting Pennies Worksheet

Students will practice calculating the value of pennies. Ten problems are provided.

More Practice

We focus on working with pennies. Ten problems are provided.

Quarter Counting Worksheet

Count the quarters. Write the values as you count.

Practice

A set of quarters is found. How much do you have in total? Ten problems are provided.

Dollars Lesson

How much money is present? Write the amount in dollars. First, determine the value of each coin and the dollars. Write the total amount of dollars, then a point, then the cents. Use the dollar symbol before the dollar amounts. Do not use the ¢ symbol.

Lesson and Practice

Students will review how to do math with dollars. A sample problem is solved and two practice problems are provided.

Worksheet

Students will add and subtract dollar values. Ten problems are provided.

Practice

Students will practice doing math with dollars. Ten problems are provided.

Drill

Find out how much money is found in each box. Eight problems are provided.

Warm Up

Students will work with dollars. Three problems are provided.

Sums of Money Lesson

This lesson breaks down the value of every common coin and bill you will be working with. A sample problem is solved.

Lesson and Practice

Students will review how to find the sum of mixed denominations of money. A sample problem is solved and two practice problems are provided.

Worksheet

Count out the total of each box that is presented to you. Ten problems are provided.

Practice

Get more reps working with the currency we have been playing with. Ten problems are provided.

Drill

More practice for you in drill form. Eight problems are provided.

Warm Up

This worksheet is used to introduce or review the skills we have spent the better part of a day with. Three problems are provided.

Counting Pennies, Nickels, and Dimes Lesson

We get very familiar with pennies, nickels, and dimes. A sample problem is solved.

Lesson and Practice

Students will review how to find the sum of assorted pennies, nickels, and dimes. A sample problem is solved and two practice problems are provided.

Worksheet

Count and write the total amount in cents. Ten problems are provided.

Practice

Students will practice finding the sum of assorted pennies, nickels, and dimes. Ten problems are provided.

Drill

Students will find the sum of a series of coins that are provided. Eight problems are provided.

Warm Up

A nice way to get ready for the concepts of this topic or review this skill. Three problems are provided.

Counting U.S. Money Lesson

Look at the coins carefully and give us a total. A sample problem is solved.

Lesson Part 2

This sheet follows up the previous lesson. Two practice problems are provided.

Worksheet

Students will show proficiency with the skill we just introduced in the lesson. Ten problems are provided.

Practice

A nice mix of the skills we have been working with. Ten problems are provided.

Review

The concept of how to count U.S. money is reviewed. A sample problem is solved.

Drill

This worksheet reviews all the concepts that we have learned so far. Six practice problems are provided.

Quiz

Students will demonstrate their ability with this skill. Ten problems are provided.

Check

A nice group activity to work on as a complete class. Three problems are provided, and space is included for students to copy the correct answer when given.

Counting Money Lesson

The cost of the given object i.e. book is written as 4 ¢. Look for the purse, which has the same number of coins as written on the book. Each penny is worth 1 ¢. So the purse you need must have 4 coins in it. The third purse has 4 coins. Draw a line joining the book to the third purse.

Lesson and Practice

Look for the purse, which has the same number of pennies (1¢) as written on the book, here it is 7 coins. The first purse has 7 coins. Draw a line joining the jam bottle to the first purse.

Worksheet

Match the purses to the objects that they can pay for. Ten problems are provided.

Practice

Students will practice with mixed denominations and make more matches. Ten problems are provided.

Drill

Find out how much you need to buy each of the items. Eight problems are provided.

Warm Up

Students will use find the total value of mixed denominations of money. Three problems are provided.