Year 3 Money Challenges
Solving Money Problems

Welcome to our Year 3 Money Challenges page.

Here you will find our selection of printable money problem worksheets to help your child learn to use their money skills to solve a range of problems.

These challenges are a great resource as an extension for more able pupils, or to consolidate and extend learning.

Year 3 Money Learning

Knowing how to handle and calculate with money is a very important life-skill.

During Year 3, children build on their knowledge and skills they have achieved during Year 2.

By the time children reach the end of Year 3, they should be able to:-

  • use decimal notation for amounts of money, e.g. £3.27
  • change amounts in £ to amounts in pence and back;
  • count money up to £10;
  • calculate change for amounts of money up to £1 mentally;
  • solve simple problems involving money;
  • use informal methods to add and subtract money amounts in £ and pence.

Our worksheets will support your child with these objectives.

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Year 3 Money Challenges Information

The following worksheets involve solving challenges involving money amounts. They are a great way to consolidate and extend money learning once children are confident with counting money amounts.

The challenges start off at a fairly easy level with problems that involve lower value coins and smaller money amounts. The challenges later on involve more complex problems with larger values to calculate.

If you are teaching a class or group of children, then these sheets should give you some great differentiated learning activities with a money theme.

An answer sheet is available for each challenge provided.

The money challenges in each section are carefully graded, allowing you to introduce concepts at an easier level before introducing harder work, or differentiate within your class.

Using the sheets in this section will help your child to:

  • count money in coins up to £1;
  • develop their reasoning and thinking skills;
  • solve problems involving money.

All the money worksheets in this section will help your child to become more confident with money, and develop better problem solving skills.

Year 3 Money Challenges Worksheets

There are 3 challenges - Tyger's Money Square Challenge, Row of Coins Challenge and How Much Money Challenge.

Each main challenge has several versions which start with the easiest level and progress onto harder levels of challenge.

Row of Coins Challenges

Tyger's Money Square Challenges

How Much Money Challenges

Extension Activity Ideas

If you are looking for a way to extend learning with the How Much Money challenge, why not...

Try playing 'How Much Money' in pairs.

One person chooses 2 or 3 coins and the other person has to ask questions which involve 'yes' or 'no' answers.

To make the game more interesting, have a maximum of 5 questions before you make a guess!

Looking for some more UK money worksheets?

We also have some counting money worksheets with amounts up to £1 or £5.

The sheets are at a more basic level than those on this page.

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Take a look at some more of our worksheets similar to these.

Money Riddles

These puzzles are a great money starter activity to get children thinking and puzzling out which the correct answer is out of a set number of choices. They are great for partner work too.

UK Money Riddles

If you are looking for some fun learning puzzles involving money, then look no further.

The puzzle sheets in this section are designed primarily for children in Years 3 and 4 who need to develop their problem solving skills and mathematical language.

Using these challenges will help your child to:

  • apply their existing skills to puzzle out clues;
  • understand money terminology;
  • develop their thinking skills.

Money Column Addition Worksheets

Here you will find a selection of Column Addition Money sheets designed to help your child add different amounts of money.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • add up a range of money amounts involving decimals.

The worksheets in this section are aimed at children in Years 4 and 5.

Money Column Subtraction Worksheets

Here you will find a selection of Column Subtraction Money sheets designed to help your child subtract different amounts of money.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • subtract a range of money amounts involving decimals.

The worksheets in this section are aimed at children in Years 4 and 5.

Counting Money Games

Here is our collection of counting money games for kids.

All of these games are suitable for kids aged from 1st grade and upwards.

Playing games is a great way to practice math skills in a fun way. Games also help to develop reasoning, thinking and memory.

 

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