Identifying Money

Coins Interactive Online Game


Students use the following interactive game to help reinforce money recognition with coins. Students practice identifying pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters.

It is important to help students understand money and how it works. Students will be encouraged to use their knowledge of currency to identify the coin. This problem set deals with pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters. Students will have the opportunity to try and identify different sets of coins.


Identifying Money Game

Play Identifying Money



Students will be able to identify pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters.

Students will recognize different names and values of different coins, colors, and sizes.



Click the image or link above to play the Identifying Money interactive game. On the first screen, students choose to play either an easy or difficult game.

The easy game is limited to a single coin of each type. The more difficult game includes larger amounts of currency.

For both games, students should move the coin into the box that is equal to the coin requested. For example, if the requested coin is a penny, then the student should move a penny into the box.

Money is moved by clicking on the mouse and dragging it or using a touch screen device. After the money has been moved, press the check button.

The student will be notified if the coin is correct. If incorrect, the student will continue until the correct coin and amount has been placed in the box. The game continues until several amounts have been completed successfully. A score is given upon completion based on the student's answers during the game.


Grade Levels

Pre-K, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, and special education.



Computer with a modern web browser, such as the latest version of Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, or Edge. May also be run on Apple iPad, tablets, phones, chrome book, etc.






Coin Identification Match

Practice matching coins to words.



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