Teach your Kids About …. Canadian Money

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.

Teach Your Kids About Canadian Money

Money Manipulatives



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.


History of Coins

  • History Timeline – from the Royal Canadian Mint. A timeline showing the changes to the Canadian coins from 1908 to today.

3 Comment(s)

  • by Kalista Posted May 15, 2015 8:36 am

    What a great list! It’s always so much more difficult to find resources when you’re using Canadian money. Will be checking out many of these. 🙂

    • by LisaMarie Posted May 15, 2015 9:19 am

      I was really impressed that there were so many resources out there about Canadian money! 😀

  • by Bekki@ a better way to homeschool Posted May 15, 2015 4:48 pm

    This will make a fun project for summer!
    We live in America and I find my kids are facinated with “foreign money”.

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