A fun way to get your children learning about money is to MAKE THE DAY in change. We put the date card (Today is the 3rd) in one pocket on the chart & then have to make that day with the amount of money needed. The beginning of the month is easy enough for our youngest to do and as he watches the older kids for the other days, he is familiarizing himself with the money as well!
As the days get more difficult, each child gets a chance to make the date in their own row. The youngest even gets a turn and then we inform him on how much he put in to his pocket & what he would need to do to correct it. It's all about learning what the different coins equal! Try it with some index cards and real change!