FREE Grocery Task Cards Money Games

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

FREE Grocery Task Cards Money Games

If your kids love playing shop, these priced shopping items and task cards will motivate them to practice math while playing a money games! There are drinks, fruits, vegetables and snack cards using whole dollars plus dollars and cents. These are great for Preschool, Kindergarten and Grade 1.
FREE Grocery cards allow kids to play and learn while they use math to add up the cost of various grocery items. This is such a fun money games for preschool, kindergarten, and 1st grade. Great math game for centers, at home, or homeschool too

Here's what you'll need:

  • Download this free printable of Priced Groceries and Task Cards BELOW.
  • Copy paper or card.
  • use laminator for durability
  • Real or play money will make it a more genuine shopping experience.
  • Scrap paper and pencil (for jotting down prices)

Have fun learning math while playing shops with these money counting task cards!

Here's what to do:

  • Let the children look through the priced cards and work out how much each item costs.
  • If they have real or pretend money, count out the value of each item and place it on top of the cards.
  • Look through the task cards and choose one. Find the related items and work out how much it will cost if the items are added together. Encourage this to be a mental math activity, just like it is at the shops... even rounding the numbers so they're approximately correct as you might when shopping. For eg, looking at $1.10 + $1.30 and thinking 'it's around $2.50.' Then, children can count out the correct money.
  • Provide scrap paper and pencils for children to write down the prices if it helps.

 Have fun learning math while playing shops with these money counting task cards!

Do you talk about healthy eating with your children?

You can find a free kids I'm SO Healthy booklet here, as well as a post all about encouraging healthy eating in young children.

Money Games for Kids

Download Grocery Task Cards Money Games

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  1. Thank you so much! I teach students with special needs, so this is a perfect center for them!

  2. very useful , even in Thailand for young students, Thank you very much !

  3. Thank you Thank you! I am trying to teach my kids with special needs how to manage money! This is perfect! Thank you for making this free!!!!

  4. Thank you so much for all of the awesome free printables! I will be starting home school this year, and your site has been a wonderful find!!