Magic Bean Drawing
Ask students to draw a sketch of the magic bean that Penny's father left for her, that eventually amazed her with the recovery of her injured arm.
What Is a Wringer Washer?
Ask students to conduct research to fin photos and information about wringer washers that were used during the 1950's - similar to the one that Nonny kept in her basement, and that almost cost Penny the use of her arm.
Penny, Here Is Your Room!
According to the book, when Penny finally returns home from the hospital, she finds that her room has been re-decorated. Ask students to draw the room that Penny returned to, based on its description in Chapter 20.
Character Name Crossword Puzzle Creation
Have students create a crossword puzzle using the names of characters in Penny from Heaven. Ask that they include brief descriptions of the characters in the clue...
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