Spanish Poem about fall for preschoolers to act out.

This is an easy poem Spanish poem about fall. It is about leaves falling in autumn. I made it up to include the key vocabulary we had been learning and added actions to reinforce the meaning of the words.

Our poetry resource page Spanish Poems for Kids has more poems for children and information about sharing them with language learners.

Preschoolers love dramatic play, and poems like these are an excellent way to encourage it. Include props that you use with simple poems in your dramatic play area. For example, for this Spanish poem about fall, you would have leaves available. You will see children incorporating what they have learned into their dramatic play. Learn more about the benefits of dramatic play.

I call this Spanish poem about fall Yo soy un árbol. You can download a printable of the poem..

My kids like to act out this Spanish poem about fall because they like dropping the leaves. I give each child two leaves. They can be real leaves, paper, or the artificial ones you get at craft stores. I got artificial fall leaves on sale and took them off the plastic branches. They have lasted for years and the bare branches have come in handy for talking about fall, too.

Spanish Poem about Fall with Actions

Soy un árbol. (Arms out like branches, each child holding 2 leaves.)
Tengo hojas. (Wiggle the leaves.)
Viento, viento, viento (Sway from side to side.)
Una hoja se cae. (Stand still and drop one leaf.)
Viento, viento, viento (Sway from side to side.)
Otra hoja se cae. (Stand still and drop the other leaf.)
Soy un árbol. (Arms still out like branches.)
No tengo hojas.

I’m a tree.
I have leaves.
Wind, wind, wind.
One leaf falls.
Wind, wind, wind.
Another leaf falls.
I’m a tree.
I don’t have leaves.

Preschoolers act out Spanish poem for fall.

You can make up simple Spanish poems for any topic. Then add actions to help them understand the words. There are also many traditional short rhymes that work well with kids learning Spanish. Poems, rhymes and songs are the easiest way for children to begin to produce the language. Reciting and singing they use correct structures and learn lots of vocabulary. Of course, adding actions enhances learning.

Do you have a favorite Spanish poem for fall?

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