Tag Archives: Kids poems for Recitation

Thanksgiving Stands For: Funny Nursery Rhyme

Short Thanksgiving Day English Poem: Thanksgiving Stands For

Early thanksgiving observances Thanksgiving Stands For: Funny Nursery Rhyme – Setting aside time to give thanks for one’s blessings, along with holding feasts to celebrate a harvest, are both practices that long predate the European settlement of North America. The first documented thanksgiving services in territory currently belonging to the United States were conducted by Spaniards and the French in …

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A Thanksgiving Poem: About Harvest Festival

A Thanksgiving Poem: About Harvest Festival

A Thanksgiving Poem: Thanksgiving is a federal holiday in the United States, celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. It originated as a harvest festival. Thanksgiving has been celebrated nationally on and off since 1789, with a proclamation by George Washington after a request by Congress. Thomas Jefferson chose not to observe the holiday, and its celebration was intermittent until …

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Thanksgiving Time: Poetry about Harvest Festival

Poetry about upcoming Thanksgiving Day: Thanksgiving Time

Thanksgiving Time: Thanksgiving was founded as a religious observance for all the members of the community to give thanks to God for a common purpose. A 1541 thanksgiving mass was held by the Spanish explorer Francisco Vásquez de Coronado and his expedition of 1,500 men at Palo Duro Canyon in what is today the Texas Panhandle. A thanksgiving took place …

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One Day Is There of The Series: Thanksgiving Poem

Poem About Thanksgiving Day Memories: One Day Is There of The Series

One Day Is There of The Series: Thanksgiving Poem – Abraham Lincoln‘s successors as president followed his example of annually declaring the final Thursday in November to be Thanksgiving. But in 1939, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt broke with this tradition. November had five Thursdays that year (instead of the more-common four), Roosevelt declared the fourth Thursday as Thanksgiving rather …

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Halloween: Spooky Scary Poem For Children

Halloween

Halloween is an annual holiday celebrated each year on October 31, every year. It originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. In the eighth century, Pope Gregory III designated November 1 as a time to honor all saints; soon, All Saints Day incorporated some of the traditions …

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Halloween Wind: Halloween Poem For Children

Halloween

Halloween Wind: Halloween Poem For Children – Halloween began as the festival of Samhain. It was part of the ancient Celtic religion in Britain and other parts of Europe. At the end of summer, the Celts thought the barrier between our world and the world of ghosts and spirits got really thin. This meant weird creatures with strange powers could …

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Oh No, Not Halloween Again: Children’s Poem

Oh No, Not Halloween Again

Many people around the world celebrate Halloween, which occurs annually on October 31. It is the day before All Saints’ Day, and is also sometimes called All Hallows’ Eve and Hallowmas Eve. Costume parties are held and many children go trick-or-treating around this time of the year. Oh No, Not Halloween Again: Anonymous It’s that time of year again, Halloween Oh …

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It’s Halloween: Halloween Poetry For Kids

It’s Halloween - Harry Behn

Trick-or-Treating in the United States: Some American colonists celebrated Guy Fawkes Day, and in the mid-19th century large numbers of new immigrants, especially those fleeing the Irish Potato Famine in the 1840s, helped popularize Halloween. In the early 20th century, Irish and Scottish communities revived the Old World traditions of souling and guising in the United States. By the 1920s, …

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Mahatma Gandhi: Poem on Father of The Nation

Mahatma Gandhi - Father of The Nation

Father of The Nation Mahatma Gandhi (October 2, 1869 to January 30, 1948) was the leader of India’s non-violent independence movement against British rule and in South Africa who advocated for the civil rights of Indians. Born in Porbandar, India, Gandhi studied law and organized boycotts against British institutions in peaceful forms of civil disobedience. He was killed by a …

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