BOOK LOOK -Forest Has a Song -poems by Amy Ludwig Vanderwater


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Forest Has a Song

Poems by Amy Ludwig Vanderwater


Karen’s short + long of it with P.L.A.Y.ful story preview & P.L.A.Y.-filled activity adventure suggestions.


P.L.A.Y.ful story preview (short):

Pleasant Poetry All Year & All Ages

Nature News & Noticing

Whimsical Words & P.L.A.Y.-ful Poetry

P.L.A.Y.-filled activity adventure suggestions (long):

  • Challenge: Forest News (p. 8) – What can your read on the forested landscape today?
  • Super Challenge: Is it easier to read the news when there is mud or snow? Compare the two experiences and find out.
  • Super-Duper Challenge: Invitation (p. 4) – Here is an invitation to sketch or paint a scene that matches this piece of poetry -OR- pick a different poem to design artwork that reflects what you see in your minds eye.
  • Super Spectacular Challenge: Does something out in nature call to you? Do you think you might write a poem? Rhyming ramblings or a simple sentence? Whatever works!

Capkins LOVE to be read to – especially playful nature themed story books!

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