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5 fabulous features of children’s poetry

by Kim
This article contains affiliate links for books I'm confident your family will love! In honor of National Poetry Month, I invite you to open up the world of poetry to your children by exploring a favorite anthology and listening for elements that make poetry come to life! Today we're
  • Natalie B

    Teach kids to listen for these features of children's poetry: onomatopoeia, repeated sounds, repeated words, rhyme, and figurative language.

  • Play and Learn

    Do you avoid teaching poetry to your kids? Here's how everyone can have fun listening for five fabulous features of children's poetry!

  • WriteShop

    Poetry can be FUN when you teach kids to listen for words and sounds that make children's poetry special! #nationalpoetrymonth

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