Minds On

Exploring money amounts

Explore the following video about Canadian money.

Student Success


After the video, think about any new learning that happened. What was the most interesting thing that you learned from the video?

Note to teachers: See your teacher guide for collaboration tools, ideas and suggestions.


Applying skills

In the video from Minds On section, Bebe helps Mo open up his piggy bank in which they find various coins. Think about the types of coins Bebe and Mo find and how much each coin is worth. How many of each type of coin you would need to make $2.00?

You can use the following interactive to decide how many of each type of coin you would need to make $2.00. An adult will show you how to use it and then you can try using it yourself.

What did you notice about the number of coins needed to make $2.00?


Deepening your understanding

It is time to show what you know! You learned about the values of different amounts of money.

How would you like to share what you learned? In an audio recording like a commercial? In a game? In a quiz you create?

Have fun!


How do you feel about what you have learned in this activity?  Which of the next four sentences best matches how you are feeling about your learning? Press the button that is beside this sentence.

I feel...

Now, record your ideas about your feelings using a voice recorder, speech-to-text, or writing tool.