Month: December 2013

How to write Christmas shape poems

How to write Christmas shape poems

CHRISTMAS themes make writing activities a whole lot merrier! If you’re looking for a poetry lesson with a holiday twist, then gather the kids for an hour of writing Christmas shape poems. Last month we spotlighted rhyming poetry activities. Today we’re excited about...

Write letters to Santa, or make birthday cards for Jesus

Write letters to Santa, or make birthday cards for Jesus

NOW that the Christmas season is here, postal workers and volunteers around the world are busy answering letters to Santa. Every year, these widespread efforts encourage children to appreciate the wonder of reading and writing handwritten letters. Did you know? This...