1. You, Casey, Tom, and Kim each have a $1 to spend at the school canteen. When you open your wallets you notice that each of you have the $1 made up in DIFFERENT combinations. NO ONE HAS A DOLLAR COIN and NO ONE has two 50 cent pieces. 2. Use the class money to make each person's money, remember to write their name. 3. Use the tool to take a picture of the money in each person's wallet. 4. Use the and the tool to count the money.
The students could stamp the money, use real coins or play money, cut out paper money or simply draw it. An extension could be to also show one thing they bought with their money and make that amount.