Adventures in Math
Real-world math and money activities for K–8
Welcome to Adventures in Math, a free educational program to help teach kids math skills and financial responsibility.
Find interactive games, flash cards, lessons by grade level, family resources, and at-home activities for students in grades K–8. These lessons and activities will teach basic money terms, the value of coins and bills, responsible spending, how sales tax works, and more!
INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARD LESSONS
Check out these new lessons and activities.
Brand-New Middle Grade Game of Financial Choices
Follow the path to financial success!
A fun, ready-to-go lesson on calculating sales tax!
Perfect for a daily warm-up for Grades 2 and 3!
Never sort your money manipulatives again!
Easy-to-use lesson plans and practical worksheets.
Grades 6–8 Lessons
Compare shopping costs by determining sales tax with this printable worksheet. Grades 6–8.
Make smart purchasing decisions by calculating costs and following a road-map activity. Grades 6–8.
How does saving money help reach goals? This activity demonstrates how interest works. Grades 6–8.
Grades 3–5 Lessons
Explore ideas for earning money and career choices while learning key terms. Grades 3–5.
Learn the components of a budget and understand product pricing with a worksheet activity. Grades 3–5.
Understand the differences between saving and investing and solve word problems. Grades 3–5.
Why is keeping a budget and money records so important? Try this “using money wisely” activity. Grades 3–5.
Create a persuasive, colorful poster to raise funds and support for charity. Grades 3–5.
Grades K–2 Lessons
Why do we need money? Identify bills and consider how money is used. Grades K–2.
Learn how money can be used and the best places to keep it with this printable. Grades K–2.
What are needs vs. wants? Learn about the exchange of money in the economy. Grades K–2.
Check out how these lesson plans support Common Core by grade.
These games help students gain financial literacy in a fun way.
A fun, ready-to-go lesson on calculating sales tax!Play this interactive board game to earn, save, and spend while traveling through town. Grades 3–5.
Move a shopping bag through the mall to make the best purchasing decisions. Grades 6–8.
How do you use your money? Use this kid-friendly quiz to make money choices. Grades K–2.
Learn important money terms and switch to quiz mode to check knowledge.
Use budgeting and spending terms in real-world examples to make smart money choices.
More Resources for Teachers
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Remember the good old-fashioned piggy bank?
Use puzzles, piggy banks, grocery shopping, and more.
Keep kids learning about money at home.
Whoa! Where Did My Allowance Go?
Build budgeting skills by making spending choices in this board game activity. Grades 6–8.
Teach the basics of coins & bills by setting up an at-home store in the kitchen. Grades Pre-K–3.
Pick out the best places to keep money safe with this printable worksheet. Grades K–2.
Add up the value of money with spare change around the house and this handy printable. Grades K–5.
What is the value of money? Practice counting out cash to pay for household items. Grades K–8.
How can money be earned? Work through this worksheet of questions. Grades 3–5.
Calculate the profit on various items sold and practice budgeting with this printable. Grades 3–5.
Practice money skills and use key terms to solve math word problems. Grades 3–5.
What is the smartest way to use money? Work through real-world examples. Grades 3–5.
Extend math learning at home by calculating sales tax, discounts, and more. Grades 3–8.
Understand three key savings goals with this simple money planner. Grades 3–8.
Which is the best deal? Calculate sales tax with this family road trip worksheet activity. Grades 3–8.
Understand the cost of household items with conversation starters and a fill-in expense table. Grades 3–8.
Practice using percentages and mental math to figure out the total cost of items. Grades 6–8.
Complete a mission to help a club save enough money for a community project. Grades 6–8.
Follow the road-map worksheet and choose the best buy along the trip. Grades 6–8.
Drive the car conversation by talking about alternatives, purchasing, and more. Grades 9–12.
These are great tools to share with families in your newsletter.
We’re talking about the money talk! Give your kids the tools they need to understand money at an early age. Grades K–8.
Get ideas for starting the money conversation to build responsible spenders and savers. Grades K–8.
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