Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Celebrate Old Farmer's Day!

The Potato Harvest
by
Jean Francois Millet,  1814 –1875

Tomorrow, October 12 is ‘Old Farmer’s Day’ so why not plant some new tales in your repertoire!

STORIES

The Crows in the Corn – United States

The Farmer and the Badger - Japan

The Farmer’s Present - India

The Farmer and His Three Sons

The Farmer and the Money Lender – India
https://tinyurl.com/yc9szm7v

The Farmer and the Serpent – India
https://tinyurl.com/yam5lka7

The Farmer’s Son Becomes a Hunter – West Africa
https://tinyurl.com/ycl97zws

The Farmer’s Wife of Deloraine – Scotland
https://tinyurl.com/ycryat4c

The Little Farmer - Germany
https://tinyurl.com/yckuo8zf

The Tortoise, the Dog and the Farmer - Africa
http://tinyurl.com/mlfogkc

What the Old Man Does Is Always Right – Denmark
https://tinyurl.com/y8qdjujc

BOOKS

Carol Hurst’s Children’s Literature Site – A number of lovely children’s book selection on the subject of farms.

CRAFTS

DLTK-Kids – A barnyard of fun; horses, lambs, ducks, donkeys and more.

SOMETHING EXTRA

Mice are always around the farm so why not let them add to the fun. If you need some fun songs, fingerplays, and stories about our little friends, head on over to this blog post I wrote to celebrate Race Your Mouse Day.


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