‘I saw a cat on a mat, then it jumped onto my hat!’ It can be fun to find and say words that rhyme! In this activity, you will listen to a rhyming picture book about trees and create some poetry to celebrate the importance of trees.
Younger kids will need support to complete this activity.
Ideal for: Lower Primary Ages 5 – 7
- fresh air
- be creative
Time required: 20 minutes
Curriculum connections: English, Literacy, Sustainability
You can find rhyming dictionaries to help you out (but make sure they’re kid-friendly). Here’s an example of one online rhyming dictionary that is suitable for children: Rhyme Desk
- Foundation: ACELA1786
Complete lesson for classroom teachers:
Outdoor Learning – The Tree and Me – Foundation
- Access to outdoors
- The Busy Tree by Jennifer Ward (online reading also available)
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