United States Mint Launches New Educational Games

September 21, 2018
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WASHINGTON – The United States Mint proudly announces the release of its newest educational game: Counting with Coins. This game teaches basic math concepts and coin identification for grades K-2 in a fun grocery store setting.

Counting with Coins is one of six new games on the bureau’s redesigned H.I.P. Pocket Change website for children and educators, which re-launched in January 2018. Other games include:

  • Hoop and Darts – a challenging game rooted in Native American traditions which allows players to choose different settings and play modes
  • Plinky’s Presidential Challenge – a fun trivia game to learn the order of the U.S. presidents
  • Coin Memory Match – a classic matching game using the coins of the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program, which features U.S. national parks
  • Making Change – an art game where users can design their own coins while learning about coin terminology
  • Peter the Eagle’s Coin Drop – a fun flying game where players deliver liberty loans by flying a WWI-era plane

The United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change games can be played as part of a classroom lesson or for individual enrichment. Visit our Kids Site at https://www.usmint.gov/kids to learn more!

About the United States Mint
Congress created the United States Mint in 1792 and the Mint became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. As the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage, the Mint is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; silver and bronze medals, and silver and gold bullion coins. Its numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.

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Press Inquiries: Office of Corporate Communications (202) 354-7222
Customer Service Information: (800) USA MINT (872-6468)

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