The golden rod is yellow,
The corn is turning brown;
The trees in apple orchards
With fruit are bending down.
By all these lovely tokens,
September days are here,
With summer’s best of weather,
And autumn’s best of cheer.
Helen Hunt Jackson (1831-1885).
1. A riddle, a riddle, as I suppose; a hundred
eyes, and never a nose. What am I?
2.What singing goes through a leafy tree besides
a bird and a hummingbee?
3.What has a head but no face?
Make a Leaf Print. Place a leaf between
two sheets of paper. On a hard surface rub a crayon or pencil back and
forth over the upper sheet. Watch as the print of a leaf appears. Leaves
have many shapes and sizes. Make prints of them all.
METAMORPHOSES. Change one given word
to another given word by altering one letter at a time, each alteration
making a new word. the number of letters being always the same, and
the letters always in the same order. Ex: Change LAMP to FIRE in 4 moves.
LAMP: LAME, FAME, FARE, FIRE. Now you change STAR to MOON in 5 moves.
Match the animals to their country of origin.
ANSWERS. SEPTEMBER MAGAZINE.
Riddles: 1. A sieve. 2. The wind. 3. A pin.
METAMORPHOSES. STAR: SOAR, BOAR, BOOR, BOON, MOON.
MATCH GAME-ANIMALS. 1.C; 2.E; 3.H; 4.F; 5.B; 6.G; 7.A; 8.D.