American Money Puzzle

21 American money puzzles to help students identify coins and make simple calculations involving money.


  • Ideal to use during numeracy rotation activities or as an independent task.
  • Children match the amounts of money to create a ‘piggy bank’ for each value.

How to use this teaching resource

  • Print, then cut each ‘piggy bank’ into the three puzzle parts. Laminate each puzzle part of the ‘piggy bank’. Continue until you have a class set of each value.
  • This set of money puzzles include the following values; 5c, 10c, 15c, 20c, 25c, 30c, 35c, 40c, 45c, 50c, 55c, 60c, 65c, 70c, 75c, 80c, 85c, 90c, 95c, $1, $1.50.
  • Children match the written value puzzle pieces to the puzzles pieces with the coins of the same amount to create their ‘piggy banks’ of that value.
  • Two puzzles for each value have been included in this resource.
  • What comes next? – Ask students to calculate the total of two ‘piggy banks’ of their choice.

Please note that this resource is a large file and may take extra time to download.


American Money Puzzle

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