Poetry Teatime: Wonderful Resources
When we come across awesome poetry resources we pin them to our Poetry Teatime Pinterest board. Here are some we’ve shared over the last few months. Enjoy!
How to Keep a Poetry Notebook by Jimmie Lanley
How to compile favorite poems into a notebook.
Memorizing Poetry with Kids by Erica at What Do We Do All Day?
Seven tips for memorizing poems together as a family.
10 Ways to Experience Poetry by Julie Kirkwood at Creekside Learning
Ten great ways to enjoy poetry with your children, such as acting out poems and keeping a journal.
Host Your Own Kid’s Poetry Tea by Pam Barnhill at edSnapShots
Inspirational thoughts and photos plus yummy teatime treat ideas!
Why is Teaching Rhyming Important? by Mary Catherine at Fun-a-Day!
Part one of five in a series about rhyming. Informative!
Riddle Poems by Melissa Taylor
Kids love reading and writing riddle poems. Riddles often give wonderful sensory details and describe something a child knows about. Plus, they encourage critical thinking and engagement in poetry.
Paint Chip Poetry by Mama Scout
All you need are words (cut from magazines or handwritten), paint chips, glue, and imagination!
Tips for Using Pop Music to Teach Classic Poetry by Emily Guthrie
Examples of how to pair a poem with a pop song and discuss the connections. Encourages analytical thought around universal themes, and students dig the contemporary twist.