Scoala Gimnaziala Alexandru Davila

Country of Partner


Title of OER (in English)

The Money Song

Title of OER (in national language)

Cantecul banilor

Type of OER

Lesson materials for children

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Conditions of use

Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Language (s)


School Year

Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4

Age group

From 7 to 8, From 8 to 9, From 9 to 10, From 10 to 11


Value of different currency coins.

Specific contents covered

Financial Education

You can use this OER in this/these subject area(s):

Citizenship education / Personal development

English language skills

Listening - Spoken reception (Listening comprehension), Speaking - Spoken production (Oral production, interaction)


Vocabulary: penny, nickel, dime, quarter, how much, cent.

Type of materials included

Handouts, Videos

How is it visually attractive for children?

The Money Song has lots of repetition to help children learn and memorize the value of coins with images of both sides of the coins.

Can the OER be customized and reused?



It can be reused in a music class where children can sing along, following the rithm of the song.

Can the OER be used in project-based learning, interclass and intercultural collaboration?



The OER can be easily adapted to a Basic Financial Education interclass or intercultural collaboration as a presentation of coins. It can also be used as a starting point for a project about coins in different countries.

Points of Strength

The OER takes the learner’s developmental stage, cognitive development and language competence into account., The OER integrates content and language, There is a varied number of items learners are expected to engage in, The response expected from learners is engaging (drawings, hands-on demonstrations, verbal, etc.), The OER makes it clear in which language learners are expected to respond, The OER can be used in project-based learning, interclass and intercultural collaboration