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WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD -- Many of these products include small parts which are not safe for children under 3 years of age.

Tools for Ages 3 and Older

Pretend and Play Calculator Cash Register by Learning Resources.
Kids learn basic arithmetic skills during dramatic play. Solar-powered calculator register holds life-size bills. Features oversized buttons and large number display. Includes play money, plastic coins, play credit card, and activities.

Deluxe Grocery Store / Lemonade Stand by Melissa & Doug.
Whatever the season or weather, this wooden play center can perform double duty. You can decide whether to run a store or sell lemonade today. It features portable plastic bins for pretend shopping or storage, removable chalkboard signs, a spacious countertop and reversible fabric awning.

Shopping Cart by Melissa & Doug.
Sturdy metal construction includes pivoting front wheels, a folding doll seat and protective corner bumpers to navigate the aisles in style and safety.

Wallet Play Set by Melissa & Doug.
Colorful and compact, this kid-friendly wallet has everything needed for daily purchases. The set includes four plastic coins, four vinyl dollar bills, four plastic membership cards and an I.D card to personalize. Constructed of high quality fabrics and phthalate-free plastic for durable play.

Dora's Talking Cash Register by Fisher-Price.
Choose from ten different shopping adventures and scan over 50 items Includes real working cash register with keypad, scanner, microphone, shopping adventure book, lots of play money and dress up accessories. Says phrases in English and Spanish.

Counting Fun ATM by Little Tikes.
Teaches about currency, numbers, and counting. Recognizes, tallies and talks about the coins and bills as they are deposited.


Tools for Ages 4 and Older

Loose Change by MindWare.
The buck stops here in this game of counting and coin recognition! Each player is dealt a hand of cards that includes nickels, dimes, quarters and half dollars. The object is to be the first to have a pile of cards add up to exactly one dollar.

Zillions Talking Cash Register by Summit.
Learning adds up quickly with this chatty cash register which "reads" bar codes and features a play scanner with sounds, a working calculator function and a sorting microphone paging system. Comes with play bills, coins and credit cards.

Pretend and Play Supermarket Set by Learning Resources.
Encourage pretend play with this complete 93-piece Supermarket Set. Kids have everything they need to open up a pretend grocery store including a cotton green apron and a nametag. Shopper friends can load and unload groceries into the yellow basket. Little grocers can accept "payment" from them and thank them for their service.

Cash N' Carry Wallet by Learning Resources.
Get set for a pretend shopping spree with this grown up wallet. Includes 30 bills, 40 coins, credit card, and bank card. Made of nylon fabric with Velcro close. Features driver's license window, zippered coin compartment and suggested activities.

Coin Count-Y: A Bank in a Book by Ikids. Innovative Kids, 1999.
Features a delightful rhyming verse, which takes young readers along the savings path through the Penny Candy Shop, the Five-and-Ten-Cents-Store, and Quarter Quarry, until they complete the journey at Dollar Roundup, and discover the many ways coins add up to dollars. A fun and educational way for children to learn the value of coins as they watch their savings grow!


Tools for Ages 5 and Older

Kids Bank Play Money Set by The Learning Journey.
Includes more than $5,000 in realistic play money. Children will sharpen their counting and mathematics skills as they play. Features: kids bank play money set, over $5,000 in realistic play money, sharpens counting and math skills, develops money management skills and encourages imagination.

Money: Practice Pages and Easy-to-Play Games for Introducing and Counting Coins by Debra Olson Pressnall. Key Education, 2007.
Help students recognize, sort, and count coins. Students learn vocabulary as well as how to order and exchange coins by value, use coins to shop, and solve story problems. Includes reproducible pages, teaching suggestions, a pretest/posttest, fun activities, games, a reproducible parent letter, and more.

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