Benny's Pennies

Benny's Pennies Reading Benny S Pennies Author Pat Brisson Thomashillier.co.uk Benny McBride Starts His Day With Five New Pennies And Is Determined To Spend Them All His Mother Wants Him To Buy Something Beautiful His Brother Wants Something Good To Eat His Sister Wants Something Nice To Wear Benny Knows His Dog And Cat Would Like Something Too With The Help Of Generous And Thoughtful Neighbors, Benny Fulfills Each Request With A Penny And Arrives Home Loaded With Five But Simple Gifts.

  • 4.3
  • 663
  • English
  • 20 April 2018
  • Paperback
  • 32 pages
  • 9780440410164
  • Benny's Pennies
  • Pat Brisson

10 thoughts on “Benny's Pennies

  1. Lisa Mcbroom says:

    I read this many years ago at storytime It is a great book about money

  2. Elizabeth says:

    When teaching young children about money, this is a good book about the power of money to be a method of sharing with others Benny spends his five pennies on gifts for five and, we assume, is satisfied and happy at the end Great for teaching rhyme, also Clever and not forced.

  3. Sarah Middlestead says:

    The best math themed book I ve read Solid mathematical concepts and potential for extensions.

  4. Jennifer says:

    My young son loved it A very cute tale of a boy and his pennies Lovely illustrations Benny goes along searching for the perfect purchases, recommended by his family and his pets As he purchases various gifts, his pennies deplete one by one ...

  5. Caroline Herfindahl says:

    Benny spends his five pennies wisely on those he cares the most about A sweet story about giving with some repetitive sequences text to help little ones tell the story.

  6. Kaylee says:

    My practicum class read this book as a read aloud It s a great book to supplement learning about money, as well as learning to share.

  7. Misty says:

    Benny s Pennies is about a young boy named Benny McBride who has five new pennies In the end Benny spends his five new pennies on five wonderful, simple gifts for his mom, brother, sister, dog, and cat Not only could you use this book to teach about the character word generosity, but you could also use it in math This would be perfect for pre kindergarten and kindergarten The book could help teach them about the monetary value of a penny, how to count backwards fr...

  8. Bekkah says:

    I used this book a few times during a unit on money with my kindergarten placement I used it to introduce pennies and to reinforce the value of pennies prior to a purchasing activity The students helped count how many pennies Benny had left after each purchase during our first reading, then during our second reading of the book I asked the kids to tell me how many pennies were left after purchases by ...

  9. Lindsay says:

    This is a cute story that could help children understand money value of money, practice counting, and the joy in giving to others In this story, Benny has five shiny pennies, but he doesn t know how to spend them He asks his family for advice, and then he wanders the neighborhood in search of things to buy The CUTE part is that Benny takes all their advice...

  10. Marit says:

    Immidiately while I was reading this book I made a connection to what I have learned in my social studies class about decision making I was reading an article about decision making where two children had to make a decision about how to spend their money that they got from their grandparents I think this book is good to use when we are ta...

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