I know you may be thinking, hey, wait! It’s only March! Yes indeed it is but in my world Poetry Month in April is so exciting, we need a whole month to prepare! National Poetry Month was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. Over the years, it has become the largest literary celebration in the world… Read More April is National Poetry Month! Get a jump start with these creative ideas and resources
Welcome to weekend links! This is my much-anticipated chance to share all sorts of great links and resources that I have encountered during my weekly Internet travels. I have all sorts of goodies for you today! Did you know that April is National Poetry Month and also Poem in your Pocket Day? The internet is… Read More Weekend Links: For the Love of Poetry! (Poetry Month Printables & Links)
I’ve known for a long time that I wanted to share The Dreamer by Pam Munoz Ryan with you for National Poetry Month. The Dreamer is an invitation into the imaginative world of Pablo Neruda. Pablo Neruda is one of my favorite poets !! The Dreamer has allowed me to share my love of this… Read More Ready to Celebrate Poetry Month with The Dreamer?
This week is Poem In Your Pocket Day! On Poem in Your Pocket Day, people throughout the United States select a poem, carry it with them, and share it with others throughout the day. You can also share your poem selection on Twitter by using the hashtag #pocketpoem. On that day we have a really… Read More Poem In Your Pocket Day!
April is National Poetry Month and April 17th is Poem in your Pocket Day. Do you like secret little messages tucked into quiet little places like your pocket or lunch pail? My children love this and today we are sharing with classmates, friends, and neighbors alike a little rolled up poem to keep in their pockets… Read More National Poetry Month and Poem In My Pocket Day
April is National Poetry Month and today, April 18th is Poem in your Pocket Day. Do you like secret little messages tucked into quiet little places like your pocket or lunch pail? My children love this and today we are sharing with classmates, friends, and neighbors alike a little rolled up poem to keep in… Read More Poems in Your Pocket & Reluctant Reader Tip # 2
The boy sat so quietly in the back of the room with a stack of colored paper, his fingers were nearly flying as he folded sheet after sheet of colorful origami paper into fanciful animals. Once he’d folded a zoo’s worth of animals, I watched him play with them, talk to them and give them… Read More Fold Me a Poem by Kristine O’Connell: Origami Activities for Kids