Estimating money

Home learning focus

Learn how to round to the nearest pound in order to estimate amounts of money.

This lesson includes:

  • one video
  • two interactive activities

Created in partnership with Classroom Secrets Kids


Watch the video below to see an example of rounding to the nearest pound to estimate an amount of money.

Throughout the video, there are a number of questions for you to answer. You will need to pause the video at these points and work out the answer.


Activity 1

Estimating money

There are three questions to complete which involve rounding to the nearest pound in order to estimate money. Write your answers on paper or print out and fill in the spreadsheet.

Estimating money

Click here for the answer sheet

Activity 2

Estimate money game

Answer the five questions in the interactive game and practise the skills you have learnt.

Estimate money game

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