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Teaching about money in Egyptian nursery/reception class

Discussion in 'Teaching abroad' started by alsoamum, Dec 17, 2018.

  1. alsoamum

    alsoamum Occasional commenter

    Hi everyone,

    I am currently writing a maths programme for Egyptian British schools who follow the English EYFS curriculum. I have to write a week's programme on using coins. It can be very simple, but just wondering what local coins or currency tend to be introduced at this age to Egyptian children?

    Thanks in advance :)
  2. bigfatgit

    bigfatgit Occasional commenter

    There used to be 5pts, 10pts, 25pts, 50pts (and smaller back in the day) coins but in general it's changed to notes now; although the 1LE went to coins (but notes still in circulation)

    Have I managed to confuse you yet?
  3. alsoamum

    alsoamum Occasional commenter

    Thanks, so what would be used for children's maths lessons?
  4. bigfatgit

    bigfatgit Occasional commenter

    Looking at some of mine, probably the number of slices in a pizza :)
  5. makhnovite

    makhnovite Established commenter

    Maybe the size of Al Sisi's pay out from the Yanks, the Israeli's and the Saudi's! Cynical? Moi!

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