Penny and Bill know how to shake things up when it comes to counting money and making change. Engaging songs and video activities provide plenty of practice with real-world skills. Learn about coins and how they relate to one another, strategies for counting cash, "skip counting," expressing money in written terms, how to make change, and more. Kids have lots of fun as they gain valuable, real-world skills.
Grades 1 & up.
Approx. 58 minutes.
This highly-entertaining, animated DVD uses music, humor, and fun practice to help kids learn how to recognize coins and bills and make change.
Penny and Bill have a problem. With their big concert to play, they must repair a broken speaker. Fortunately, Penny has been saving money in her piggy bank. But just how much does she have?
Penny and Bill learn how to recognize coins, a little about the history of money, why coins and bills are starting to look different, and much more. They learn strategies for sorting coins and cash and use "skip counting" to find out exactly how much money they have.
After lots of counting money, Penny and Bill learn how to make change by pretending to buy funny items at a garage sale. Kids have time to practice counting money and making change right along with them before hearing the answers. Join them front row for their show at the end to celebrate this learning adventure!
This highly-entertaining, animated DVD uses music, humor, and fun repetition to help kids learn how to recognize coins and bills and make change. It is also particularly effective with kids with autism as it teaches an important skill in a fun, interactive, and entertaining way.