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10 Fall Poems for Kids
Kids will Fall into Reading with these Fall poems for kids about apples, leaves, pumpkins, scarecrows, and turkeys. Sung to familiar tunes, these Fall poems for kids can be used to reinforce reading strategies, rhyming, sight word recognition, tracking print, sequencing, retelling, and expressive language skills.
A is for Apple
One of the first things that comes to mind when I think about Fall is taking a field trip to the apple orchard. Get your kids ready for a fun apple picking day with this easy poem about apples.
A is for Apple is a great poem to teach the day you do red, yellow, and green apple taste testing with the kids!
When reciting Scarecrow, Scarecrow, replace the word “crows” with a student’s name.
When you personalize poems for kids, they become more interested and engaged in reading.
This Fall poem for kids can also become a personalized song for kids.
When singing in the tune of “Farmer in the Dell”, simply replace the word “me”, with a students’ name. This leaves poem is the perfect introduction to your leaves lessons and activities.
Students can go on a leaf scavenger hunt, create a leaf graph, journal about leaves, and retell the poem using leaves as props. How stinkin’ cute!
Fall poems for kids are fun for shared reading, circle time, finger plays, mini-lessons to practice reading strategies, and reinforce sight words.
Ten Little Apples
The Ten Little Apples printable poem is great for integrating math and reading in kindergarten and first grade. This apple poem is also great to use with your apple lessons and field trips to an apple orchard.
If you are following the daily schedule suggested in my Free Guide to Getting Kids Excited to Read using poetry and rhymes, then you’re kids will have the opportunity to complete a Build a Poem activity. The kids become so engaged in reading and language while working with their peers.
Watch the Ten Little Apples video to see how the kids complete this pocket chart poetry center.
Five Little Pumpkins
If you’re looking for a fun Fall poem for readers theater or a short Fall program, 5 Little Pumpkins is a classic!
I’m a Little Pumpkin
I’m a Little Pumpkin printable poem for kids is great for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. Use as a Halloween song and finger play, or as an intro to your pumpkin life cycle lessons and activities.
Ted the Turkey
Halloween Poem for Kids
Veteran’s Day Poem
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