This week is all about money!
Look at the power point and discuss all the coins. Think about the following questions:
Think about how many 1 pence coins will you need to make 2 p? 5 p? 10 p? 20 p? 50 p? 1 pound?
If you can have some real coins for the children to look at. Can they name the coins? Can they order them from smallest to largest? Could you sort them in any other way?
Complete the activities below.
Follow the power point to introduce notes and discuss what they look like and what their values are. Think about:
Complete the activities.
Counting in coins
Show children a 1p, 2p, 5p and 10p.
Ask children, if someone gave you 1 of these coins, which would you rather have? Why? Why not this one and point to the 2p. It looks bigger! Explain to children that the numbers on the coins tell us how much they are worth. ‘Silver’ coins are worth more than brown ones.
Work through the power point slides and then complete the activities.
Using the coin reveal power point, see if children can guess the coin before it has been completely revealed.
Look at 4 coins, 1p, 2p, 5p and 10p.
Discuss how you could make 3p or 4p as there are no coins of that value.
Use some of the price lists below to create a shop and think about what coins could be used to buy the different items.