Help children learn about money in maths with our tried and tested teaching ideas, resources and lesson plans that help save you time, whilst ensuring that children have access to high quality learning resources. The year 2 maths national curriculum objectives for money are:
We have lots of ideas and ways for you to deliver high quality lessons to year 2, to help improve mathematical fluency, rapid recall and understanding of money – including money word problems.
Money is a really useful and interesting concept to teach, since it so clearly relates to our everyday life, and is probably something that children are already relatively familiar with. It’s quite easy to explain to children why they should actively engage in lessons about money as it will ensure that they always know how much something will cost, and what change they should expect to receive whilst paying. It also goes towards an understanding of managing their own money in the future – a vital life skill!
Our year 2 money worksheets are differentiate and focus on a range of skills including fluency, reasoning and problem solving. Our money worksheets for year 2 focus on a range of skills including finding and giving change, counting money in pence and counting money in pounds. To help you even more, we’ve created a series of year 2 money planning documents to help guide you through the learning and save time, whilst ensuring that children are being taught all of the money maths objectives.