A great selection of hands-on poetry activities for children (and adults!)
Ten powerful (and FREE) poetry videos for Teens. Use for National Poetry Month or anytime you need an engaging poem for students. Poems for middle school, high school, and college students. Some include the text of the poem and additional articles and poet info.
Do you need fun and engaging activities to get children writing their own poetry? April is poetry month and this color shape poetry writing lesson is the perfect lesson for teachers. It also includes FREE templates for kids to plan and write their own poe
Activity: Make gold rush biscuits (part that's applicable to this time frame), build the Transcontinental Railroad out of craft sticks (covered in a later unit on cowboys), and more! My lessons are geared toward grade level children.