The Best Poetry Books for Children
Reading poems with children introduces a love of language, sensory images, and rhyme especially these best poetry books to read with children.
Rhyming and Poetry Books for Older Readers
Rhyming. It’s a very important skill that younger kids need to help them learn to read and spell. But rhyming is effective with older readers, too! Poetry is a great place to start, as there are so many ways you can use it. *This post contains affiliate links. Poetry and rhyming books with a touch ... Read More about Poetry and Rhyming Books for Older Readers
How to Write a List Poem
Want to get kids to write a poem? Try to write a list poem. They're easy! You'll make two lists of nouns, verbs, or adjectives and put them together.
Daily Poetry Activities for Kids
For National Poetry Month or any time of the year, read poetry daily to your kids. It doesn't have to be poetry specifically written for kids either.
Shel Silverstein Poetry Study and FREE Printables & Poetry Analysis Pack (INSTANT DOWNLOAD) - Homeschool Giveaways
This Shel Silverstein Poetry Study (plus FREE printables and Poetry Analysis Pack) can help you bring his poetry to life for you kids.
Haiku Poem Templates
Students can practice writing haiku poems with these seasonal haiku poem templates! These ink-saving templates can be printed on colored paper or simply colored by students! Click the green Preview button to see more!The TWELVE haiku seasonal templates included are:→ Back to School → Fall → Hallowee...
How to Use "I am From" Poems in Class
"I am from" poems are an ideal poetry workshop for English class. They celebrate our connection and our uniqueness. They are easy to write, and yet often lead to stunning images and surprising twists. Find out how to use them in class in this post from Spark Creativity.
Take Your Students on a Haiku Hike
An Upper Elementary Collaborative blog written by 13 teachers. Includes teaching ideas and resources for grades 3, 4, and 5.
Poetry Writing Bundle with Interactive Notebook & Lapbook
Teach your students poetry writing using this Poetry Writing Bundle with Interactive Notebook and Lapbook. Take the confusion out of writing poetry and give your students fun and engaging activities to practice Poetry Writing!This BUNDLE helps students creatively learn the basics of poetry. The un...
Good Poems for Kids To Use During Circle Time
Try these tips and resources when searching for good poems for kids to use during circle time. Individual poems and poetry book recommendations included.
14 Poem Ideas and Writing Prompts for Kids
Creative poetry writing prompts that INSPIRE! Awesome poem ideas will get you started writing poetry in no time with different types of forms and themes.
Funny Poems for Kids: Giggle, Snort and Chuckle!
The best funny poems that kids will love! This curated collection of funny poetry books will get children and families laughing and loving hilarious rhymes.
Haiku Poetry Books for Kids
Reading books of haiku poems with kids is a lovely way to introduce children to the Japanese form of poetry about nature. These books will get you started.
Kwame Alexander on New Book, Reading, & Upcoming Tour
Kwame Alexander's books connect to kids --kids can't put them down! I recently interviewed him about his latest YA book, Swing, written with Mary Rand Hess.
Poetry for Kids: How to Make Reading, Analyzing, and Writing Fun
How can we make poetry for kids a more engaging and enjoyable experience? Christina Gil shares her six techniques in this guest post on Minds in Bloom.