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    Free Idea: The Best Way to Teach Poetry: Learn how to give a Poetry Slam at the end of your unit or end of year! Designed by Rockin Resources

    Poem Pocket Activity - kids can create their own poems using these cut-out words! {free printable from Scholastic Instructor}

    Poem in Your Pocket Day is just one way to celebrate National Poetry Month each April!

    Download and print these cute templates and copy out a favorite little poem to tote around on "Poem in Your Pocket Day" (April 30, 2015).

    7 ways you and your kids can celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day. Includes free printable poetry bookmarks!

    "Spine Poetry" - what a fun library activity, perfect for National Poetry Month! Lots of ideas here.

    It's National Poetry Month! Try some of these fun poetry games, crafts, and activities with your kids! [via homeschoolencoura...]

    Paint chip poetry. Great for middle school grades! The blog explains all steps to take as well as includes a prewrite graphic organizer.

    Poetry Writing Prompts for Kids | Using these poetry writing prompts, kids can create fun or silly poems that can include alliteration or rhyme.

    Here's a fun website to enjoy during National Poetry Month--and all year long! Super-cute and wonderfully animated website for Jack Prelutsky - a great children's poetry author!

    Writing Center Ideas for First Grade - Pretend Poem Shop! Such a fun idea!

    Lots of great tips for how to teach kids to rhyme -- with a link to book lists that share tons of rhyming books for kids!

    Poems to memorize for National Poetry Month

    April is National Poetry Month--and the perfect time to try some of these simple, fun activities with your kids and teens!

    Teach kids how to write a limerick in a few easy steps!

    Poetry calms kids and can bring joy to daily life. 8 ideas to try, plus resources to help.

    National "No Rhyme or Reason Day" | Links to resources for writing poetry that doesn't rhyme!

    Collage Poetry for middle and high school

    This post has some great ideas for a week-long poetry unit -- including this Poetry Tools chart.

    Garden of Rhyming Words | #rhyme and #homophone activities for grades K-3

    Free printable with 9 delightful, kid-friendly poems to tuck into pockets {or memorize}. Perfect for Poem in Your Pocket Day - April 24, 2014

    Lots of great Hands-On Poetry Activities for ALL Ages!

    The Crayon Box That Talked | Cute for teaching kids about figurative language in poems

    Poetry Response Prompts to help children think about poems they're reading.

    FREE Printables - 3 Fingerprint Poetry Templates