Money Counting Game

Teaching kids about money? Here's a great money counting game that they'll have lots of fun with and learn that all important skill of counting the cash.

Domino Money Counting

Skill: Know combinations of coins that equal the same value

Number of players: 2 - 3

Object of the game: Be the first player to run out of dominoes

Supplies: Print Domino game cards

Preparation: Photocopy, laminate and cut apart the dominoes

money counting game

To Play:

  • Place the dominoes upside down on the table and mix them up.
  • Each player draws 6 dominoes.
  • The player with the highest double goes first and plays that dominoe.
  • The second player tries to match one of his dominoes with the card that has been played. If he has no domino that matches, he draws one from the lot on the table. If it’s a match, he may play it. If it doesn’t match, he keeps it. His turn ends.
  • Players continue taking turns playing and drawing, if necessary.
  • The game ends when one player runs out of dominoes or when all possible matches have been made.
  • The player who runs out of dominoes, or who has the fewest dominoes left at the end of the game, is the winner.

1st and 2nd graders should recognize and know the value of coins, but having said that, some kindergartners recognize and know the value of certain coins. Since young children enjoy the idea of games and money, money counting games is a wonderful way and engaging way to teach basic addition skills

You will probably also enjoy this counting money math game that you can also print. 

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