This is a great activity to help young kindergartners how to practice recognizing numerals, counting using 1:1 correspondence, sorting and matching by color, motor skills, hand/eye co-ordination, and counting. This could be an informal assessment or a math centers activity.
LOVE this coin sort for a center activity or assessment! This site has great ideas already made, ready to print out for special education students. I know it is a pre-K site, but this money sorting center would be perfect for any life skills or secondary special education task. Read more at: http://www.growinginprek.com/mathcenter.htm