Counting Coins Song for Kids | Learning About Money Song For Kids


One penny is worth one cent; one nickel’s worth five of them. One dime has a value of ten; one quarter’s worth twenty-five cents. Five pennies make a nickel (in cents, it’s worth five). Two nickels make ten cents (that means they’re worth a dime). A quarter’s twenty-five pennies, but let’s make it shorter… two dimes and a nickel also equal a quarter. I bought one delicious dill pickle for two dimes, a quarter, and a nickel. To find out how much I spent, I counted them up cent by cent. I started with the quarter; it was worth twenty-five cents. Each dime was worth ten, so I added both of them; got thirty-five, forty-five, and then there was a nickel… I added five, and paid fifty cents for the pickle. One penny is worth one cent; one nickel’s worth five of them. One dime has a value of ten; one quarter’s worth twenty-five cents. I bought an ice cream in the summertime with four pennies, three quarters, and a dime. The ice cream lady looked in silence, and then she counted up my cents. She counted the three quarters – twenty-five, fifty, seventy-five – then she added the dime. The ten cents made eighty-five, and the four pennies left made it eighty-nine. So it was eighty-nine cents for the ice cream; I ate until my shirt popped at the seam! One penny is worth one cent; one nickel’s worth five of them. One dime has a value of ten; one quarter’s worth twenty-five cents. On the penny is the sixteenth president, Abraham Lincoln; he wrote The Gettysburg Address and The Emancipation Proclamation. The third president, Thomas Jefferson, is on the nickel (or five cents); he was the main author of the Declaration of Independence. The dime has Franklin Delano Roosevelt, president thirty-two; he instituted The New Deal and led America through World War II. Finally, on the quarter is the first president, George Washington; he was the Commander-in-Chief during the American Revolution. One penny is worth one cent; one nickel’s worth five of them. One dime has a value of ten; one quarter’s worth twenty-five cents. Five pennies make a nickel (in cents, it’s worth five). Two nickels make ten cents (that means they’re worth a dime). A quarter’s twenty- five pennies, but let’s make it shorter… two dimes and a nickel also equal a quarter.

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