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This week on April 18th is Poem in Your Pocket Day.
On that day we have a really wonderful project planned here, but to get you thinking about it early, here are 10 things you can do to get ready for the big day.
Poem is Your Pocket Day is simple really. You pick a poem, carry it with you and share it with others.
Below are a list of fun things you can do with poetry and that very special poem in your pocket. Enjoy !!
- Read a book of poetry
- Memorize a poem
- Listen to poetry via books-on-tape or download.
- read a poem before each meal.
- Copy a favorite poem in chalk on the sidewalk.
- Recite a poem to family and friends.
- Organize a poetry reading with your friends.
- Start a commonplace book in your family where everyone can copy in their favorite poems.
- Watch the video “A Child’s Garden of Poetry.”
- Place a poem in an unexpected place.
What will you be doing to celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day?