What to do with your old pennies
Goodbye penny: 12 things to know as we say so long to Canada's one-cent coin
Pennies How to Change Color of Pennies Pennies, 1/4 c white vinegar, 1 tsp salt, A clear, shallow bowl (not metal), Paper Towels. Mix salt & vinegar in bowl. Stir til salt dissolves. Add pennies. After 5 min, take out half of pennies; Put on paper towel. Remove rest of pennies. Rinse them really well under running water, & put on a paper towel. In abt 1 hour rinsed pennies will look shiny and unrinsed pennies will be coated with a blue-green compound called malachite.
This game is very popular in Math Stations....we have learned to trade five pennies for a nickel!
I have found the perfect use for all my smashed pennies!
recycled penny chair
If you're still mourning the passing of the lira, the franc or the lovely salmon that use to grace the irish 10 pence coin, here's a way to enjoy a bit of defunct-currency related nostalgia - cufflinks. So gimmicky and such a great gift idea!
Personalized keychain with two pennies. The year you were born, the year you were married, etc. - this is really sweet!
Lucky pennies for St. Patrick's Day