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There are eleven sets of money worksheets:

- Counting Pennies
- Counting Nickels
- Counting Dimes
- Counting Quarters
- Counting Half Dollars
- Counting Nickels, Pennies
- Counting Dimes, Pennies
- Counting Dimes, Nickels, Pennies
- Counting Quarters, Dimes, Nickels, Pennies
- Value of Coins (Coins given in words)
- Money Word Problems

In these free math worksheets, students learn to count dimes and convert to cents.

**How to count dimes?**

Counting dimes with first-grade students is an essential skill that introduces them to the concept of higher-value coins. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to teach and practice counting dimes with first-graders:

**Introduction:**

Begin by introducing the dime coin. Explain that a dime is worth 10 cents and features a picture of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

**Visual Aid:**

Use visual aids such as pictures of dimes or real dimes to help students recognize and become familiar with the coin.

**Counting by Tens:**

Emphasize that counting dimes involves counting by tens. Use phrases like “10 cents, 20 cents, 30 cents” and so on. Encourage students to practice counting by tens using dimes.

**Grouping Dimes:**

Introduce the concept of grouping dimes. Explain that when you have 10 dimes, you can exchange them for a dollar, which is worth 100 cents.

**Hands-On Activities:**

Provide students with sets of dimes and encourage them to count and group them. Use hands-on activities to engage them in counting and recognizing the value of dimes.

**Counting in Context:**

Create real-life scenarios where students can count dimes. For example, if an item costs 30 cents, ask students how many dimes they need to buy it.

**Counting with Objects:**

Incorporate everyday objects or drawings to create counting scenarios. For instance, draw ten cookies and ask students to count how much they would cost in dimes.

**Simple Addition:**

Introduce simple addition using dimes. For example, “If you have 3 dimes and add 4 more, how much money do you have?”

**Play Games:**

Make counting dimes enjoyable by incorporating games. For example, create a “dime toss” game where students toss dimes into a container and then count how many they landed.

**Counting with Songs:**

Use counting songs or rhymes that involve dimes. Create catchy tunes or actions to make the learning experience fun.

**Reinforcement:**

Provide positive reinforcement and praise when students successfully count dimes or solve counting problems involving dimes.

**Review and Practice:**

Regularly review and practice counting dimes to reinforce the concept. Use various activities and exercises to keep the learning experience diverse and engaging.

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Counting Dimes Worksheet #1

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Counting Dimes Worksheet #2

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Count & Convert Coins (eg. 3 quarters, 2 dimes, 1 penny = ___ cents)

Money Word Problems

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