A Poem is...by Disney. Fantastic youtube videos to inspire children to love poetry!
Childrens Poetry: «Annie McClue». An innovative and groundbreaking poetry show written and performed by Murray Lachlan Young, one of the UK's foremost performance poets. A mixture of: poetry, stand-up comedy, storytelling and a touch of panto make for a hilarious and positive route to showing children that poetry can be fun, thought-provoking and occasionally quite cool!
10 Diverse Poetry Books for Kids. Do you read poetry with your kids? Although I read a wide variety of children’s books, I don’t read as much poetry as I should. April is National Poetry Month and I’m giving myself a challenge: read one poem with the kids every night at bedtime. Will you join me? Read more: www.whatdowedoall...
Five hundred poems, selected by poet and anthologist Jack Prelutsky, are divided into broad subject areas such as nature, seasons, living things, children, and home. The poems of Emily Dickinson, Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Frost, Langston Hughes, Nikki Giovanni, Gwendolyn Brooks, Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, Ogden Nash, and Shel Silverstein. Playground chants, anonymous rhymes, scary poems, silly verse, and even some sad strains are included.
We use this in our classroom! I write each poem on chart paper and this is our poem for the week. We read it several times together and then we send it home for homework. After we read it again in small group it goes in our poetry folder. The big poem then goes in the chart station for next week's literacy stations.
The Poetry Friday Anthology - Nice collection of short poems to use all year round. One poem per grade level (K-5) for each week of the year. $ You can find a link to this book and other poetry resources on Laura Candler's poetry page.
A list of 9 classic and contemporary poetry books that kids and parents can enjoy together.
Freebie: The idea of Poetry 180—a poem a day for high school students—appealed to me from the start; however, as a teacher of struggling readers, I saw the ...
12 Best Poetry Websites for Kids - interactive apps, forms & fun. As National Poetry Month in April approaches, get kids excited about poetry with these 12 free websites of children's poetry and interactive poem...