Teacher guide Show me your money - years 1 and 2

TLF ID M013996

This is a teacher resource consisting of a set of student activities designed to encourage learning about the appearance and value of money, accompanied by copy masters and a detailed teacher guide for each activity. The activities make use of Australian coins and notes, and also Japanese and Singaporean coins, and include games such as money dominos. The activities and games are supported by copy masters of Australian coins and notes, Japanese and Singaporean and money dominos using Australian and Japanese coins. The resource includes links to relevant websites.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a valuable resource that supports the Number and Algebra strand in the mathematics curriculum for years 1 and 2. It is particularly relevant for the content descriptions that refer to recognising, describing and ordering Australian coins according to their value; and counting small collections of Australian coins and notes.
  • This resource supports the Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia cross-curriculum priority. It shows that coins are different in other countries by comparing Asian coins to Australian coins.
  • This resource is valuable in providing engaging games and activities that help students to recognise and say the names and values of Australian notes and coins, become familiar with the relative size and shape of Australian coins and create equivalent amounts of money in various ways.
  • This resource supports the numeracy and intercultural understanding general capabilities.
Year level

1; 2

Topics Addition Money
Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: University of Melbourne
  • Organization: University of Melbourne
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • Publisher
  • Name: Asia Education Foundation
  • Organization: Asia Education Foundation
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.asiaeducation.edu.au
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
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Learning Resource Type
  • Online
  • Text
  • © The University of Melbourne – Asia Education Foundation, 2012. Unless otherwise indicated, this material may be reproduced and communicated free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes, provided all acknowledgements are retained.