When first introduced to money in the classroom, many children find it difficult to distinguish between the value of a pile of coins and the number of coins in the pile. Given the clues, can you work out what the coins are? What model of investment and spending would you use in order to ensure the best return on the money? The winner is the first to make the total Dicey Addition Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: What are all the different possible answers?

Weekly Problem 40 – A class raises money for charity by placing 10p pieces edge to edge in a ‘silver line’. Your school has been left a million pounds in the will of an ex- pupil. What could Lolla have paid for the balloon? What could Lolla have paid for the balloon? Ram divided 15 pennies among four small bags. Do the children you teach have problems with money? George needs 2p more and Jim need 50p more to buy it.

Go through the maze, collecting and losing your money as you go. She gave the clown six coins to pay for it.

## Five Coins

Half Time Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: When we introduce 2p coins to Year 1 children we are making the assumption that these skills have been acquired. If a child wants a new toy, for example, the depth of desire for the toy is of much greater importance than its cost.

Well, if one problem is that a 2p coin has no intrinsic ‘twoness’ about it, why don’t we start with something that does? How much money did the Queen give away in pence as a power of 2?

We have exactly coins. The fourth article builds on the third by discussing what we mean by problem-solving skills and how NRICH can help children develop these skills.

## Money Problems?

There are five different values of coins. This feature draws together tasks which give learners opportunities to reason for different purposes.

There were choco bars, chews, mini eggs and lollypops, all costing under 50p. Lolla bought a balloon at the circus. How much money might he have?

We have to understand that objects can have a value, which is irrespective of their colour, shape, peoblem, mass, etc. Always, Sometimes or Never? History of Money Age 5 to 14 If you would like a new CD you would probably go into a shop and buy solcing using coins or notes. When first introduced to money in the classroom, many children find it difficult to distinguish between the value of a pile of coins and the number of coins in the pile.

A man has 5 coins in his pocket. Buying a Balloon Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Money Line-up Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: What was the total and how could this be done? A game for two people, or sloving online.

# Money Problems? :

The Legacy Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level: Chocoholics Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Ram divided 15 pennies among four small bags. Can you find all the ways to get 15 at the top of this triangle of numbers? They will plant them within circular paths. Some may have acquired the third skill, the fourth skill will be being taught to them, and the fifth skill will probably be the last they comprehend.

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: How much money did Charlie have to begin with? You have an unlimited number of each of these stamps. Value In everyday situations children will generally have come across things having a ‘one-to-one’ correspondence; dots on the dice equal jumps on the game board, one plate for each person at the table, etc.

Filter by resource type problems articles general resources EYFS Resources Lists Filter by age 5 to 7 7 to 11 11 to 14 14 to 16 16 to Reasoning and Convincing at KS2 Age 7 to 11 The tasks in this collection can be used to encourage children to convince others of their reasoning, by first convincing themselves, then a friend, then a ‘sceptic’.

She gave the clown six coins to pay for it.

Look at three ‘next door neighbours’ amongst the counting numbers.