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Counting Cash: Paying for Items

In this worksheet, students choose the correct ways of paying for items exactly with a variety of coins.

'Counting Cash: Paying for Items' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 2 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Combinations of Coins

Popular topics:   Money worksheets

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet, you must work out exact ways to pay for items.


You should be able to recognise the following British coins.

You should know how much each coin is worth.


1 p     


2 p      



5 p    



10 p 



Use any number of these coins to pay for the item shown.


1p 2p 5p 10p






Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.





Some Possible Answers

There are lots of ways of paying for this can, but here are some examples.


2p,2p, 1p

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