The children are on a quest to change a 50p piece into different coins but still making 50p. El Nombre helps the children to find coins of different value to make a total of 50p.
Can be used to spark pupils' own hunt for other coins which make up 50p and subsequently other coin amounts too. Toy coins can be scattered around the room and, after watching the clip, pupils asked to work in pairs or groups and hunt for a sufficient coin set to make 50p. However, they are not allowed to be over or under. Once they have succeeded, they can draw all of the coins that they used to make 50p on a piece of paper.