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Play Money and Shop Games

by Mina Keenan (follow)
Mina's Printables:) Shopping (2)      Maths (2)      Money (1)      Role Play (1)     
Print out some play money for those shopping games or store play activities.

Image: PublicDomainPictures, Pixabay.com

Kids can have turns playing the role of shopper and store owner - paying for things and giving change. They can make lists and work out a budget - real life scenarios kid-style.

Make stores with shelves, boxes or dedicate a space for the duration of the game.

Image: LiEr, ikatbag.com

You can see how LiEr of ikatbag.com made this cardboard shop here.

Aside from being a whole heap of fun, games involving play money can help children to learn aspects of:

Maths - addition and subtraction basics
Value - perceived value
Marketing - what people want
Retail - customer service


The paper money comes in a four page download in $1, $2, $5 and $10 values. Just print, cut and use.

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Play Money Ebook

Download Play Money Ebook.


Pay your children for household chores with play money.
Use the play money as a reward for party or other .games
Have an auction.

Have fun!


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