Looking for some resources and materials to help teach your kids about Canadian money? Here’s a compilation of worksheets and tools for you to use.
- Printable Paper Coins – from Outta the Lines Teaching. Pennies to Toonies. Can be laminated for long term use, or cut and pasted as wanted.
- Learning Resources Canadian Currency-X-Change Activity Set – Play coins and bills of Canadian money. (Amazon. Approx. $20.) [We LOVE this set in our house!]
- Canadian Money Activity Book – from Chalkboard Press. For Grades 1 – 4, worksheets and exercises
- Canadian Money Worksheets – from DTLK. Printable sheets that show examples and explanations of each coin in the Canadian money collection.
- Canadian Money Worksheets – from Homeschool Math. Pre-made and make-your-own worksheets with Canadian money.
- Make-Your-Own Worksheets – just set the coin value to Canadian.
- Counting Canadian Coins – make your own worksheets
- Canadian Money – from The Third Grade Zoo. Applying the concept of money to a real-life experience – shopping! Also includes a game where you spin the spinner and add the coins.
- Primary Canadian Money Quiz – from Ms. Freeman. Short two-page quiz good for review or wrapping up a money unit study.
- Money Math – from S W. Simple worksheet for adding up coins.
- Regrouping using Canadian Money – from Diamond Mom. Using money to show, explain, and practice the concept of regrouping.
- Canadian Money Worksheets – from BrowniePoints. 6 worksheets, including matching coins to value, drawing coins, and adding coins.
- What’s in my Piggy Bank? – from Mrs. Brunetti. Adding coins to figure out what amount of money is in each piggy bank.
Games & Activities
- Count Your Coins – from Primary Teaching Resources. Game for two players to add up their coins and see who has the most money.
- Pirate Money Slap-It Game – from Emmy Mac Shop. Card game that you print out, and call out money values while students try to find the matching coin cards.
- Canadian Money Dominoes – from Mandie Rose. Printable game of dominoes where you match denomination with coin.
- Race for a Dollar – from C Taylor. Board game to practice coin value and adding.
Online Games & Practice
- IXL.ca – review questions and exercises based on money for all grades
- Canadian Money – a visual reference of each Canadian coin and bill from penny to $100.
- Money Master – choose Canadian Currency and level of difficulty then drag the coins into the box to create the requested total.
- Coin Spot – from TVOKids. Find the hidden coins.
- Games and Shows Teaching Kids About Money – All video clips from TVO Kids about money.
- Canada in my Pocket – song about the symbols on the Canadian money.
- Canadian Coin Song – catchy song about values of penny, nickel, dime, and quarter
- Canada Gets Rid of the Penny (Huzzah) – a little video about why and how Canada got rid of the pennies.
History of Coins
- History Timeline – from the Royal Canadian Mint. A timeline showing the changes to the Canadian coins from 1908 to today.