Money Man

We are learning about money in my 4K class.

I introduced the penny yesterday during circle time.

Me: Boys and girls, this is a penny.  A penny is a coin that is worth 1 cent.  It has two sides.  On one side, there is a man’s head.  Do you think you know who the man is?

(I fully expected crickets to chirp)

Little boy: MICHAEL JACKSON!!!

Me: ummm…no….

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9 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Cassie
    Jan 21, 2010 @ 08:00:37

    LOL! Well, he was the “King” of Pop right?

  2. Angela
    Jan 21, 2010 @ 08:38:45

    Haha!! Nice.

  3. Sharon
    Jan 21, 2010 @ 09:36:07

    Awesome. You get the best stories.

  4. hyperactivelu
    Jan 21, 2010 @ 10:30:02

    HA HA HA!!!! How funny!!! I wonder what Bubbie would say if I asked him!!!!

  5. jen@ourdailybigtop
    Jan 21, 2010 @ 16:09:00

    You should write a book. My son was looking at a penny he found and called the memorial a JAIL!

  6. amanda
    Jan 21, 2010 @ 20:32:29

    well – it was worth a try! 🙂

  7. Pooba
    Jan 21, 2010 @ 21:08:53

    No way! That is hilarious, I love that kid!

  8. carol
    Jan 23, 2010 @ 11:14:17

    mwahahahaha! Classic.

    How come he isn’t on your money anyhow?

    we have to have the queen on ours. I’m thinking we should switch it to Simon Cowell, he’s surely our most famous brit now.

  9. Hip Mom's Guide
    Jan 29, 2010 @ 08:53:11

    No he didn’t! I love those pre-school stories. What a great job.

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