Free the imaginations of the most self-proclaimed “unimaginative’ kids with the “Looks Like” game.
Teaching kids to write a Thanksgiving acrostic poem helps them focus on reasons to be thankful.
Celebrate this special literary month by hosting a poetry slam, making magnetic poetry, and more!
Creative, painless, and colorful Valentine-themed ideas that encourage kids to write!
It’s OK to ask your kids to create something special for you for Mother’s Day. Whether it’s a card, poem, or crafty gift, their efforts will bring you joy!
With just 11 words and 5 short lines, a cinquain poem is compact and loaded with descriptive words!
Celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day with favorite poetry book resources and hands-on activities!
As we continue celebrating National Poetry Month, I'd like to share a few more great (and free) online poetry links and resources with you. Poetry Links Poetry-Writing Workshop with Karla Kuskin - Children's poet Karla Kuskin helps children turn their words and ideas...
I'm excited to welcome Mystie Winckler as a guest blogger today as we continue celebrating National Poetry Month. POETRY IS a wonderful component to add to our school days. It develops language patterns, listening skills, and complex thinking ability. Andrew Pudewa...
For a holiday twist on the traditional haiku poem, invite your children to use the familiar pattern to write a Christmas carol haiku.
Reluctant writer excuses may vary, but their inability to transfer ideas to paper almost always results in frustration and apathy.
Haiku poems capture a moment in a handful of words and celebrate the beauty of nature!
Christmas cinquain poems are a fun twist on a familiar poetry pattern. Try one!
Teach kids to write a diamante poem—a fun, diamond-shaped poems about opposites.
Life is fragile. Loss runs deep. An email this morning from my son-in-law's sister reminded me of this as she reflected on what would have been her little boy's first birthday. Stillborn, Brayden entered this world a year ago today. His short life has deeply impacted...