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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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