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Games Center Grades K and 1 Grades 2 and 3 Grades 4 through 6
 
Title Description Skills Connection
Plinky's Create-A-Card
(Level 2 and Just for Fun)
Kids create a greeting card for friends or family using a virtual "allowance." Coin Identification
Value comparison
Two-digit addition and subtraction
Basic multiplication
Mathematics
Puzzle Mint Kids race the clock to complete this puzzle based on the 50 State Quarters Program. Hand-eye coordination
Fine motor skills
Time awareness
Reasoning
Problem Solving
Social Studies
Geography
Cents of Color Kids use the mouse and online activity to color images of coins from the 50 State Quarter Program and explore the state designs and their significance. Hand-eye coordination
Visual awareness
Fine motor skills
Color sense
Social Studies
Geography
Making Change Kids create their own coin images from supplied options. Coin Identification
Hand-eye coordination
Fine motor skills
Basic mouse functions such as drag and drop
Mathematics
Golden-Dollar Puzzle Kids race the clock to complete this puzzle based on the Sacagawea Golden Dollar. Hand-eye coordination
Fine motor skills
Time awareness
Reasoning
Problem solving
Social Studies
Dollar Dive While trying to escape Sea Monster, kids help Plinky dive for Presidential $1 coins. Coin Identification
Hand-eye coordination
Time awareness and management
Fine motor skills
Mathematics
Break the Bank Kids answer coin trivia questions to fill a piggy bank and then break it open.
Learn more about coin collecting at the Coin Collector's Workshop.
Fine motor skills
Fact recall
Basic drag-and-drop mouse functions
Social Studies
Language Arts
Tools of the Trade Kids Help Inspector Collector correctly separate his coin collecting tools from plumbing tools.
Learn more about coin collecting at the Coin Collector's Workshop.
Fine motor skills
Fact recall
Identification and grouping
Basic drag-and-drop mouse functions
Numismatics
Financial Literacy
Quarter Explorer This fun adventure explores the states and their 50 State Quarters Program designs.  Bill the Mint Buffalo guides kids through activities and state trivia questions.  Three levels of difficulty allow students to progress through the game as skills increase. Multi-step directions
Fine motor skills
Map awareness
Fact recall
Identification skills
Social Studies
Geography
Presidential Portraits Kids will test their knowledge of the presidents that are featured on U.S. coins.  This activity can be used in conjunction with Presidential $1 Coin Lesson Plans. Fine motor skills
Fact recall
Basic drag-and-drop mouse functions
Social Studies
Lincoln Words
(Level 2)
Kids choose from up to three levels and four categories to find the hidden words about Abraham Lincoln. Word Identification
Coin Recognition
Fine motor skills
Hand-eye coordination
Language Arts
Social Studies
Hoop and Darts Based on a game originally played by Native Americans, in this electronic version, each player throws darts through a swinging hoop in order to win the other player's darts.  Find more information, lesson plans, and classroom resources related to the Native American $1 Coin Program. Hand-eye coordination
Fine motor skills
Social Studies
Language Arts
Wishing Well Kids make wishes with virtual coins and Goldie answers. Hand-eye coordination
Fine motor skills
All Ages
Just for Fun
Coin Olympics Kids feeling adventurous after reading about the 2002 Olympic Winter Games Commemorative Coins can help the H.I.P. Pocket Change Pals compete in three winter Olympics sporting events while earning points for performance. Hand-eye coordination
Fine motor skills
All Ages
Just for Fun
Painters' Studio Students paint the quarters from the District of Columbia and U.S. Territories Quarters Program.  Learn more about the District of Columbia and U.S. Territories Quarters Program. Hand-eye coordination
Visual awareness
Fine motor skills
Color sense
Social Studies
Franklin's Try-N-Fly Help Minty the Mint Robot steer his kite through a lightning storm, just as Ben Franklin did over two hundred years ago, then assemble a snake that represents the unity of the colonies.  To learn more about Ben, check out the 2006 Ben Franklin Commemorative Coins Program. Hand-eye coordination
Fine motor skills
Social Studies
All Ages
Just for Fun

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