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Coin recognition

  
Children need to learn to tell the difference between coins to help them when they are out shopping.  Here is a fun way to help your child with this. 
 
Before you start, ensure there is good lighting and good contrast to make locating the coins easier! 
 
 
1. Start with one of every coin in a small pile.
 
 coins on cloth
 
2. Give the child time to feel each individual coin. 

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