Money Hop

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    1. Money Word Recognition

      Have students begin on START HERE. A student will jump on the word penny and say “penny.” Then, jump on the word nickel and say “nickel.” Have them continue to...READ MORE

      Grade 2

    2. Money Walk

      Have students begin on START HERE. A student will step on the penny and say “penny.” Then, step on the nickel and say “nickel.” Have them continue to the end...READ MORE

      Grade 2

    3. Money Hop

      Have students begin on START HERE. A student will hop on the 1¢, say, “one cent,” then hop on the word penny and say, “is equal to one penny*.” Next,...READ MORE

      Grade 2

    4. Match the Coins

      Place a 10 dollar bill, a five-dollar bill, a one-dollar bill, a half-dollar, a quarter, a dime, a nickel, and a penny in a box or on the floor. (You...READ MORE

      Grade 2

    5. Money Multiplication

      This activity helps students practice multiplication. Have students begin on START HERE and follow this pattern: Hop on the word ‘penny’ and say, “a penny is 1 cent. 1 x100=100.”...READ MORE

      Grade 3

    6. Bean Bag Toss

      Have one student throw a bean bag on one of the words or pictures, penny, nickel, etc. For example, if the bean bag lands on the dime, all of the...READ MORE

      Grade 2

    7. The Mad Hatter

      Glue pictures of coins and bills on 3 x 5 (or smaller) cards*. Place the cards into a large hat or box. Have students choose a card from the hat....READ MORE

      Grade 2

    8. Wall Banner

      Hang the Money Hop on the wall as a constant visual reminder and reference of the value of coins and bills.

      Grade 2, Grade 3

    9. Clipboard Math

      For enjoyable math practice, clip a money worksheet on a clipboard. Have your child figure out the answers by stepping or hopping on the mat.

      Grade 2, Grade 3

    10. Make the Amount

      Give a student an amount, such as 23 cents. Have them jump on the coins on the mat that they would use to make 23 cents. For example, the student...READ MORE

      Grade 3