Y1 Mathematics

Year 1 Counting in Coins

This Year 1 Counting in Coins lesson covers the prior learning of counting in 2s, 5s and 10, before moving onto the main skill of counting coins.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for this step herehere and here. The interactive lesson slides recap the prior learning before moving on to the main skill. Children can then practise further by completing the activities and can extend their learning by completing an engaging extension task.

National Curriculum Objectives
Mathematics Year 1: (1M3) Recognise and know the value of different denominations of coins and notes

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of counting in 2s, 5s and 10, before moving onto the main skill of counting in coins. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Lesson Slides

These are the same as the lesson slides on Classroom Secrets. You can assign this as an activity for pupils to access individually in school or remotely from home.

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Video Tutorial

In this Counting in Coins Video Tutorial, Katie shows pupils how to count groups of coins. She uses key vocabulary including coins and amount.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of counting in 2s, 5s and 10, before moving onto the main skill of counting coins.

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Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step for a selection of resources and activities to support the prior learning for this lesson.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 1 Count in 2s Game aims to support pupils' understanding of place value and counting in 2s.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 1 Add Equal Groups 2s, 5s and 10s Flash Cards Game aims to support pupils' basic multiplication skills.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency questions and a reasoning or problem solving task for pupils to practise the main skill of counting in coins.

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Practical Activities

Practical Activities

These practical activities include tasks covering a range of provision areas for pupils to practise the main skill of counting in coins.

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Full Step

Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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This Year 1 Counting in Coins Game aims to support pupils' knowledge of money.

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Extension

This Counting in Coins extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the Counting in Coins lesson.

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This Year 1 Counting Coins Maths Challenge checks pupils’ understanding of counting coins within a problem solving context.