[Surfnetkids: 15 Sep 2010] Autumn Poems

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#1. September 15, 2010

Barbara J. Feldman
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#2. Autumn Poems

by Barbara J. Feldman
http://www.surfnetkids.com/autumn_poems.htm

Autumn Poems Printable (** for premium members only)
http://www.surfnetkids.com/printables/autumn_poems.pdf

With leaves falling, and the weather changing, is autumn more poetic than other seasons? Probably not, but today’s sites bring together poems and rhyming songs that celebrate this particular season for kids (and grownups) of all ages.

4 Seasons Haiku: Autumn
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“Traditionally haiku are rooted in natural history and the seasons, and make us conspirators with wildlife, as nature half-writes the haiku before we’ve even put pen to paper.” Beatrice van de Vis is publisher and host of this haiku blog, where all poets are welcome to submit family-friendly haiku. This page is the front door for the autumn poems. At the bottom of the page, click “Older Posts” for more fall haiku. You’ll find the other seasons listed in the horizontal navigation at the top of the site.

Apples 4 the Teacher: Autumn Poems and Rhymes for Kids
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Poets represented in this collection of autumn poems include Robert Frost, Winifred Sackville Stoner, Jr., and Robert Louis Stevenson. Although this page is simply a listing of poems (most in the public domain so you can freely use them on your website, if you wish) if you click on Fall in the breadcrumb navigation, you’ll find fall coloring pages, worksheets, crafts, printables and short stories.

DLTK: Autumn Poetry
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Visit DLTK for lots of Robert Frost, but also Emily Dickinson and John Updike. Best of all, each poem is accompanied by an illustrated printable version in both color or color-it-yourself black and white. And for your littlest ones, there are fall songs to be sung to well-known tunes such as Fr?re Jacques and I’m a Little Teapot. “Red leaves falling / Red leaves falling / On the ground / On the ground.”

… Click to continue Autumn Poems .

#3. Printables Club Members Also Get …

Surfnetkids Printables Club Members also get the following printables to use in the classroom, the computer lab, the school library, or to send home with students:
Autumn Poems Printable
Fall Leaves Printable
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#4. Related Games

Autumn Coloring Pages
http://www.surfnetkids.com/coloring/four_seasons/autumn/

Autumn Fashion Dress Up
http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/autumn_fashion_dress_up.htm

Autumn Fairy Dress Up
http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/lovely_autumn_fairy_dress_up.htm

#5. Surfing the Calendar

Whooping Crane Fall Migration
Sep 15 – Nov 15, 2010

Australia Hosts Olympics 2000
Sep 15, 2000

Pilgrims left Plymouth England on the Mayflower
Sep 16, 1620

National Play-Doh Day
Sep 16, 2010

U.S. Constitution Approved at Constitutional Convention
Sep 17, 1787

Constitution Day
Sep 17, 2010

Anniversary of US Constitution
Sep 17, 1787

U.S. Air Force Established
Sep 18, 1947

Yom Kippur
Sep 18, 2010

Talk Like a Pirate Day
Sep 19, 2010

Typographic Smiley Face Invented
Sep 19, 1982

Deaf Awareness Week
Sep 19-25, 2010

Orville Wright Made First Complete Circle in an Airplane
Sep 20, 1904

Houdini Premiers Greatest Escape
Sep 21, 1912

#6. Quote of the Week

“This bridge will take you halfway there – the last few steps you will have to take yourself.” ~~ Shel Silverstein ~~ (September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999) American poet, songwriter, musician, composer, cartoonist, screenwriter and author of childrens books. Click here for more determination quotes.

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