Poems & Rhymes

Frog in the Old Pond

Frog in the Old Pond
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A perfect introduction for kids into the ancient Japanese art of Haiku. This is a famous classic in Japan.

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0 minutes
Ages
30 - 60 months
Group size
0 - 8 tots
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Poems & Rhymes

古池や
蛙飛び込む
水の音

furuike ya
kawazu tobikomu
mizu no oto

Translation

A very old lake
A frog jumps in the water
The water goes “plop”

Original Source

Matsuo Basho, Japanese Poet

Developmental skills

Season

Secondary language

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