## Matching Money Counts

#### Aligned To Common Core Standard:

**Precursor to Kindergarten** - K.CC.B.5

**What Is the Value of each U.S. Coin?**
**The Penny** - The penny is a coin that has a worth of one cent. That means, if you add 100 dollars, you can make it a dollar. You can write one cent as 1¢ or $0.01.
**The Nickel** - The nickel is a coin whose worth is 5 cents. That means if you have twenty nickels, you can make it a dollar. You can write one nickel as 5¢ or $0.05.
**The Dime** - The dime is a coin which has a worth of ten cents. In other words, the combination of 10 dimes will make it a dollar. You can write one dime as 10¢ or $0.1.
**The Quarter** - The quarter coin has a value of 25 cents. Thus, four quarters make a dollar. You can write a quarter as 25¢ or $0.25. These worksheets help preschool students match money to a value.

### Printable Worksheets and Lessons

- Piggy Bank: Step-by-Step Lesson- Which piggy bank matches the amount of money in your bag?
- Guided Worksheet - It's a crazy garage sale! See which items match the amount in Jenny's piggy bank.
- Guided Explanation - Everything is based on pennies here, no tricks!
- Independent Practice Worksheet - Match the penny values to the items.
- Matching Worksheet - This is more of a counting activity than a money- related question-set.

#### Lesson Sheets

All about matching the piggy bank or purse to the item or price tag.

- Lesson 1 - The bag costs 3 cents. Look for the piggybank that has the same number of coins as the cost of the bag. Each penny is worth 1 cents. The piggybank you are looking for must have 3 coins in it.
- Lesson 2 - 1 The football costs 6¢. Look for the purse that has the same number of pennies as the cost of the football. The purse you are looking for must have 6 coins in it. The first purse has 6 coins.
- Lesson 3 - Match the cost of the objects to the correct amount of money needed to buy it.
- Lesson 4 - Draw a line connecting the orange to the first purse.
- Lesson 5 - The apple costs 5¢. Look for the purse that has the same number of pennies as the cost of the apple.

#### Practice Worksheets

Match the coin purses to the items.

- Practice 1 - Ice cream cones and cupcakes.
- Practice 2 - A slice of cake and more cupcakes.
- Practice 3 - Match the cost on the objects to the correct purse by drawing lines between the objects and the purses.
- Practice 4 - We move on to dollar values.