Pi Day, March 14, celebrates math. Money math is a favorite with kids. They love play money. Kids learn math skills pretending grocery store or consumer math. Interacting with play money, children learn to count, add, subtract, multiply, divide and skip count by fives, tens and twenty-five. Making change teaches counting backwards.
Consumer math is great way to demonstrate positive and negative numbers. Positive numbers are money you have. Negative numbers can be thought of as money you owe. Money math teaches fractions, decimals and percent, using credit, interest, fees, sales an discounts as examples.
Here are links to free printable play money. Print play money and use in preschool learning centers: house, store, bank and practical life. Use free printable play money in math, marketing, life skills and economic classes. Using play money helps prepare special needs students for real-life experience and transitions.
Free printable play money, consumer math printables, banking and checking games - Grand Rapids Holidays | Examiner.com
Happy National Pancake Day! IHOP is giving away free pancakes on Tuesday, March 3. Everyone who comes to IHOP (the International House of Pancakes) will receive one free short stack of buttermilk pancakes. That's a sweet deal, right? But the sweetest part is that IHOP's free pancakes day benefits charity. Guests are asked to show their gratitude for the meal by donating to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals or other sponsored charity of choice. National Pancake Day, free IHOP pancakes March 3 to benefit CMN hospitals
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