Money maths

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Feeling confident about all aspects of money is a fundamental life skill, and it’s all about applying mathematical knowledge to pounds and pence.

In this section of the site you'll find lots of money worksheets and money games to help your child practise their money maths, from simple addition and subtraction to division, multiplication and decimal calculations.

Articles

Money maths
Teachers' tricks for money maths
Money is the ultimate ‘real-life’ maths resource. Here's how to make the most of this tool to improve your child's maths learning at home.
Piggy bank
9 ways to teach your children the value of money
Every child can benefit from learning some valuable lessons about finance. We asked MoneyforMums.co.uk for their tips on helping children understand money
Boy and piggy bank
6 steps to a money-savvy child
We all want our kids to have the very best future, and ensuring they’ve got money sense is crucial to help make it happen. Mum-of-two and financial whizz Emily Richards from Join SAM shares a few down-to-earth strategies to equip your child with money management skills for life.

Worksheets

Matching money (5p and 10p) worksheet
Matching money (5p and 10p)
Match the 5p amounts shown on the left of the page with the 10p amounts shown on the right.
Practising money calculations worksheet
Practising money calculations
Have your child add up different items they need for a party from the price list on this worksheet.
Solving money problems: Addition worksheet
Solving money problems: Division
Help your child improve their division skills by solving the money word problems on this worksheet. Can they come up with two more of their own?

Games

Money game
Money game

Dick and Dom are dreaming of big rewards! Help them fill their piggy banks in this Money game.

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Money maths

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Feeling confident about all aspects of money is a fundamental life skill, and it’s all about applying mathematical knowledge to pounds and pence. From simple addition and subtraction to division, multiplication and decimal calculations, the mental maths learning pack will help your child practise their money maths with games, activities and worksheets, as well as teachers’ tips to support financial learning at home. But beware – you might have play shops (a lot!), as well as rewarding calculator challenges with pocket money bonuses!

Money maths