## Major US Coins in Circulation

The penny is a US coin worth one cent. One hundred pennies make a dollar. One cent can be written 1¢ or $0.01.

The nickel is a US coin worth five cents. Twenty nickels make a dollar. One nickel can be written 5¢ or $0.05.

The quarter (also called a quarter dollar) is a US coin worth twenty five cents. Four quarters make a dollar. One quarter can be written 25¢ or $0.25.

## Related Activities

Color four US coins, front and back.

Draw lines between each US coin, its name, and its value. Or go to the answers.

Color the front and back of a penny in this printout.

Color the front and back of a nickel in this printout.

Color the front and back of a penny and a nickel in this printout.

Color the front and back of a dime in this printout.

Color the front and back of a quarter in this printout.

Color the front and back of a half dollar in this printout.

Color the front of the new state quarter in this printout.

Cut out the four cards and arrange them so they show the coins (penny, nickel dime, and quarter) in order of their value.

Color and then count the US coins: pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters. Go to the answers.

Color and then count the US coins: pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters. Go to the answers.

Color and then count the US coins: pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters. Go to the answers.

Specifications of the major US coins in circulation.

## Money Books to Print

A short, printable book about coins for early readers. Color and count the pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters, then tally up what they are worth.

A short, printable shape book about counting coins for early readers. Color and count the pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters on the pig-shaped pages.

Read, write, and answer questions about the penny, nickel, dime, and quarter.

## Label and Matching (Printouts)

Label the US coins and what they are worth.

**Answers**

Match each group of coins to what it’s worth in these printouts:

Match Groups to Values Printout #1

Match Groups to Values Printout #2

Match Groups to Values Printout #3

Match Groups to Values Printout #4

Match the groups of coins of equal amounts in these printouts:

Matching Groups Printout #1

Matching Groups Printout #2

Matching Groups Printout #3

Match the coins to the amounts written in two different ways in these printouts:

Matching Printout #1

Matching Printout #2

Matching Printout #3

## Coins/Money Crafts

Make piggy banks and other coin- and money-related crafts.

Make a patriotic US necklace to wear.

Print out “A penny for your thoughts…” letterhead that makes great stationery.

## Adding and Subtracting Coins (Printouts)

Add up the pennies in these printouts:

Adding Pennies: Printout #1

Adding Pennies: Printout #2

Adding Pennies: Printout #3

Adding Pennies: Printout #4

Adding Pennies: Printout #5

Adding Pennies: Printout #6

Subtract the pennies in these printouts:

Subtracting Pennies: Printout #1

Subtracting Pennies: Printout #2

Subtracting Pennies: Printout #3

Subtract the nickels in these printout:

Subtracting Nickels: Printout #1

Subtracting Nickels: Printout #2

Subtracting Nickels: Printout #3

Add up the dimes in these printout2:

Adding Dimes #1 Printout

Adding Dimes #2 Printout

Adding Dimes #3 Printout

Adding Dimes #4 Printout

Adding Dimes #5 Printout

Adding Dimes #6 Printout

Subtract the dimes in these printouts:

Subtracting Dimes #1

Subtracting Dimes #2

Subtracting Dimes #3

Add up the quarters in these printouts:

Adding Quarters #1

Adding Quarters #2

Adding Quarters #3

Adding Quarters #4

Adding Quarters #5

Adding Quarters #6

Subtract the quarters in these printouts:

Subtracting Quarters #1

Subtracting Quarters #2

Subtracting Quarters #3

Many printable worksheets on making change with coins.

These printable worksheets are exercises in making change with dollars. If you pay for items with dollars, how much change would you get?

Write down as many ways as can you to make change for a dollar using half-dollars (50¢), quarters (25¢), dimes (10¢), nickels (5¢) and/or pennies (1¢).

Write down as many ways as can you to make change for a quarter using dimes (10¢), nickels (5¢) and/or pennies (1¢).

Find 10 ways of making a dollar with coins.

Write the values of the coins in each circle so that they equal the money total. #1: from 10¢-30¢, #2: from 20¢-50¢, #3: from 25¢-75¢, #4: from 25¢-75¢, #5: from 6¢-12¢, #6: from 13¢-17¢, #7: from 18¢-23¢, #8: from 24¢-23¢, #9: from 31¢-35¢, #10: from 31¢-35¢, #11: from 41¢-45¢, #12: from 46¢-51¢.

Find different ways of making amounts with coins.

Worksheet #1. Or go to the answers.

Worksheet #2. Or go to the answers.

Worksheet #3. Or go to the answers.

Worksheet #4. Or go to the answers.

Worksheet #5. Or go to the answers.

Worksheet #6. Or go to the answers.

Worksheet #7. Or go to the answers.

Worksheet #8. Or go to the answers.

For each amount of money, draw the coins that equal that amount. Use pennies (1¢), nickels (5¢), dimes (10¢) and/or quarters (25¢). Go to the answers.

Subtract pennies from a dollar.

Subtract nickels from a dollar.

Subtract dimes from a dollar.

Subtract quarters from a dollar.

## How Many! (Printouts)

Figure out how many pennies are in each group.

Figure out how many money is in each group of nickels.

Figure out how many money is in each group of dimes.

Figure out how many money is in each group of quarters.

Figure out how much money is in each group of nickels and pennies:

How Much? (Pennies and Nickels): Printout #1

How Much? (Pennies and Nickels): Printout #2

How Much? (Pennies and Nickels): Printout #3

Figure out how much money is in each group of dimes and pennies in thse printouts:

How Much? (Pennies and Dimes): Printout #1

How Much? (Pennies and Dimes): Printout #2

How Much? (Pennies and Dimes): Printout #3

Figure out how much money is in each group of quarters and pennies in thse printouts:

How Much? (Pennies and Quarters): Printout #1

How Much? (Pennies and Quarters): Printout #2

How Much? (Pennies and Quarters): Printout #3

Figure out how much money is in each group of nickels and dimes:

How Much? (Nickels and Dimes): Printout #1

How Much? (Nickels and Dimes): Printout #2

How Much? (Nickels and Dimes): Printout #3

Figure out how much money is in each group of quarters and pennies in thse printouts:

How Much? (Nickels and Quarters): Printout #1

How Much? (Nickels and Quarters): Printout #2

How Much? (Nickels and Quarters): Printout #3

Figure out how much money is in each group of quarters and dimes in thse printouts:

How Much? (Dimes and Quarters): Printout #1

How Much? (Dimes and Quarters): Printout #2

How Much? (Dimes and Quarters): Printout #3

Figure out how much money is in each group of mixed coins:

How Much?: Printout #1

How Much?: Printout #2

How Much?: Printout #3

How Much?: Printout #4

How Much?: Printout #5

How Much?: Printout #6

How Much?: Printout #7

How Much?: Printout #8

How Much?: Printout #9

How Much?: Printout #10