POEMS... & a few songs...
see also NURSERY RHYMES ... SONGS ... CHANTS
...see also POETRY -- instruction, information, articles
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click here for Halloween poems
click here for Thanksgiving poems
click here for alphabetical listing of poems
click here for TECHNOLOGY & poetry
click here for "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost
click here for thematic songs & poems AND...SEE BELOW
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Five Green Peas


POEMS
I'm Writing This Poem from Inside a Lion
Piggericks (Arnold Lobel)...limericks
5 Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed...(also a song)


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Giggle Poetry...funny poetry for children
Poetry Class...Learn how to write nursery rhymes, limericks, list poems, and more
Poetry Fun...Fill-in-the-blank poems, poetry theater, and more
Poetry Theater...You and your friends can perform poetry plays with these popular and funny poems. Includes "My Doggie Ate My Homework", "How to Torture Your Teacher", "My Dog Has Got No Manners", "How to Delay Your Bedtime", "My Noise Brother", "Don't Pinch", + 30 more
Word Games...Challenge yourself with these fun word games
Ask the Poet...Read interviews with your favorite poets and ask your own questions


POETRY RESOURCES
Onomatopoeia Examples of onomatopoeia...very useful for making sound poems

Onomatopoeia--The Haunted House A process that introduces onomatopoeia to your students, provides them with examples, and allows them to experiment with poetry structures.

types of poetry -- examples & info. self esteem poetry, a verbal collage (using online tools to publish poetry), catalog poetry, magnetic poetry, graduation poetry, onomatopoeia

Limerick News...PBS Zoom..."I'm your anchorman, Bob, on at five. Reporting from Limerick News live. Our cameras are rolling, let's cut right to bowling. We tell it straight with no jive."

Story Blocks ... Songs and Rhymes That Build Readers...in English and Spanish
Children get ready to read long before they begin kindergarten. You can help by singing, talking, and playing with the children in your care. Watch our videos to learn fun songs and rhymes, and how they help build readers.
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National Poetry Month -- Thinkfinity resources
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writing riddles -- interactive explanation & examples...read/write/think
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the_ant_eater_(roald_dahl.png ...poem by Roald Dahl

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the_tummy__beast.png ...poem by Roald Dahl

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the_toad_and_the_snail.png ... poem by Roald Dahl

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Shel Silverstein ... ideas from E is for Explore! Blogspot
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ANIMALS

A Pug is a Dog
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Alice the Camel
Alice the Camel
Alice the Camel
Dog Ate the Bone (The)

Alligator Problem
Alligator Problem... by Michael Rosen
Eletelephony

Noises ... from Dirt on My Shirt (Foxworthy)

Recipe for a Hippopotamus Sandwich



Tom Turkey
"The turkey is a funny bird. Its head goes wobble, wobble..."
BODY PARTS

I Ate a Tooth This Morning





CLOTHING

A Closet Full of Shoes





COLORS

Bakery Shop



FAMILY

Grandfather's clock

Noises ... from Dirt on My Shirt (Foxworthy)

Smart

(poem + worksheet (math & comprehension) -- Busy Teacher's Café
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FOOD

18 Flavors
Shel Silverstein ... ideas from is for Explore! blogspot
Anna Banana

Applesauce



Bakery Shop

Baloney Belly Billy
Shel Silverstein ... ideas from E is for Explore! blogspot

Beans, Beans, Beans

Cooking Stone Soup

Do You LIke Broccoli Ice Cream?
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Super Simple Songs
Dog Ate the Bone (The)



Five Green Peas
see above or .. http://youtu.be/WVINCIoCKug
Oodles of Noodles

Peanut Butter Sandwich

Plant a Seed

Recipe for a Hippopotamus Sandwich

Way Up High (in an apple tree...)
The Holiday Zone


GARDENS (see also PLANTS)

Plant a Seed

Way Up High (in an apple tree)
The Holiday Zone
HALLOWEEN
click here for Halloween poems (& songs)
HEALTH

Band Aid
Shel Silverstein ... ideas from E is for Explore BlogSpot

The Cough
Ken Nesbitt ... http://www.poetry4kids.com/poems/the-cough/
Snowman Sniffles



HOUSE -- THINGS IN A HOUSE

A Closet Full of Shoes

Eletelephony

Grandfather's Clock

Trouble With My House (The)





LANGUAGE ... poems about language

Funny Words



MONEY

Smart

(poem + worksheet (math & comprehension) -- Busy Teacher's Café
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Presidents' Day, money, math ... ideas from E is for Explore! blogspot


PLANTS -- GARDENS

Plant a Seed



SCHOOL



SOUND

Noises ... from Dirt on My Shirt (Foxworthy)

THANKSGIVING

Five Little Turkeys
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DLTK -- print in color or black-and-white
Thanksgiving Comes But Once a Year

Thanksgiving Delights

Thanksgiving Friends

Tom Turkey
"The turkey is a funny bird. Its head goes wobble, wobble..."
You've Made a Difference

THINGS I LIKE (Things I Like To Do...)





WEATHER

Snowman Sniffles

Trouble with my House (The)



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thematic songs & poems ... Can Teach ... (seasons; special days; animals--insects, in & around water, birds, pets; vegetation; food; family & friends; language arts; math; at school; poetry collections; other (from NetTrekker, Readability Level 2)

PROPS FOR POEMS AND NURSERY RHYMES ...pictures of characters or sequencing cards
Five Dinosaurs
http://www.daycareresource.com/flannelstorydinosaurs.html
Five Green and Speckled Frogs
http://daycareresource.com/printables/flannelstories/5greenandspeckledfrogs.pdf
Five Little Ducks
http://www.daycareresource.com/flannelstorys5ducks.html
Five Little Pumpkins
http://www.preschoolprintables.com/felt/felt.shtml
http://www.daycareresource.com/flannelstorys5ducks.html
Hey Diddle Diddle
http://www.niteowl.org/kids/diddle.htm__l__
Humpty Dumpty
(sequencing cards)
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/rhymes/seq/
http://www.geocities.com/SEN_resources/Humpty.html
Jack and Jill
(sequencing cards)
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/rhymes/seq/
Little Miss Muffet
(sequencing cards)
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/rhymes/seq/
Once I Had a Turtle
http://www.daycareresource.com/flannelstoryturtle.html
What Do You See?
(Christmas)
http://www.daycareresource.com/flannelstorywhatdoyouseexmas.html