Year 2 Select Money Maths Challenge

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 2 Select Money Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils’ ability to select notes and coins to make a given amount. Pupils will use their knowledge of money to select the combinations of notes and coins which Marley could have used to pay for her toy guitar.

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National Curriculum Objectives


Mathematics Year 2: (2M3a) Recognise and use symbols for pounds (£) and pence (p); combine amounts to make a particular value

Mathematics Year 2: (2M3b) Find different combinations of coins that equal the same amount of money

Mathematics Year 2: (2M9) Solve simple problems in a practical context involving addition and subtraction of money of the same unit, including giving change