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WALT: recognise coins.



UK Coins Explained for Kids - Maths Money Learning Video

Activity 1


Making coins

Print and cut out the page of coins from Twinkl below or make your own using paper or card. Get an adult's help when using scissors.

Make three of each coin - 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1, £2.



  • How many different shapes are there?

  • How many coins are there in total?

  • How much money do you have altogether? What would you like to buy with this much money?

Activity 2


Sort coins playing this game from Top Marks. Sort the coins into the money boxes. Choose 'Sort Two Coins'.


Coins Game -

WALT: use coins to make an amount.

Making 10p with coins of differing values.

Activity 1


Making 10p


At your stall at the jumble sale, everything is 10p.


1. Can you think of 5 different ways to make 10p using coins?


2. Use the money you made in yesterday's activity – how many ways can you make 10p using your coins?

Activity 3


Pay the correct amount for each item using either one type of coin or a mixture of coins.


Toy Shop Money game from Top Marks: