Dimes and pennies, tens and ones

Use dimes and pennies to illustrate place value.

You'll Need

  • Dimes and pennies

Time

10 minutes

Learning Stages

Relate the idea of two-digit place value to pennies and dimes. Write a number, then ask your child to use dimes and pennies to show that number, aligning the dimes in the tens column and the pennies in the ones column.