The Land of Counterpane – Poetry

Another beautiful and sweet poem this week!  We are working on memorizing The Land of Counterpane by Robert Louis Stevenson.  I love the pictures in the book “A Child’s Garden of Verses”.  I love how the picture describes the entire poem. What do you think?


I made a video to go with the poem. I usually play the videos during breakfast and sometimes lunch too. I either set up the iPad on the stand or grab the laptop and hit play. This really works for our family. It only takes a few minutes of our meal time to watch the videos a couple of times and it reinforces the material we are memorizing. Try it and let me know if it worked out for you too!  🙂  Here’s the video for The Land of Counterpane…

You will be able to download the file with a few resources to help your child memorize the poem.  In the file you will find the poem with pictures to illustrate it, as well as a sheet with just the pictures.

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Another resource are the picture cards to go with each stanza and coloring sheets for the kids that enjoy coloring.

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That’s all for now. 🙂 Blessings to you and your family!

Click below to download the file

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  1. Diane Coombs says

    Does anyone know where I can purchase the Land of Counterpane poetry book with the above illustration (paper hat on the boy’s head)? Any information will be greatly appreciated. Thank you

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