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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 quarters and convert to cents.

**How to count quarters?**

Teaching first-grade and second-grade students to count quarters involves introducing the concept of money and understanding the value of coins. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to teach counting quarters to grade 1 and grade 2 students:

**Introduction to Quarters:**

Start by introducing the quarter coin. Explain that a quarter is worth 25 cents and is a larger coin compared to nickels, dimes, and pennies.

**Visual Aids:**

Use visual aids such as pictures or real quarters to help students recognize and become familiar with the coin. Show both the front (featuring George Washington) and the back (featuring an eagle) of the quarter.

**Counting by 25s:**

Emphasize that counting quarters involves counting by 25s. Use phrases like “25 cents, 50 cents, 75 cents” and so on. Encourage students to practice counting by 25s using quarters.

**Grouping Quarters:**

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

**Hands-On Activities:**

Provide students with sets of quarters and encourage them to count and group them. Use hands-on activities like counting games or sorting activities to engage students.

**Counting in Context:**

Create real-life scenarios where students can count quarters. For example, if an item costs 75 cents, ask students how many quarters they need to buy it.

**Counting with Objects:**

Incorporate everyday objects or drawings to create counting scenarios. For instance, draw four ice creams, each costing 25 cents, and ask students to count how much they would cost in quarters.

**Simple Addition:**

Introduce simple addition using quarters. For example, “If you have three quarters and add two more, how much money do you have?”

**Play Games:**

Make counting quarters enjoyable by incorporating games. Create a “quarter toss” game where students toss quarters into a container and then count how many they landed.

**Counting with Songs:**

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

**Reinforcement:**

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

**Review and Practice:**

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

Have a look at this video if you need to review how to count quarters.

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Counting Quarters Worksheet #1

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Counting Quarters Worksheet #2

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

Money Word Problems

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