Haiku is a well known and beautiful form of poetry to read and write. Start exploring Haiku with your kids by reading great examples from a variety of sources.
I have plenty of inspiration to get you started.
Reading poems by these creative and delightful children’s poets is a sure fire way to introduce your kids to the world of poetry so they will want to return again and again.
Introduce one author at a time or dig into several at once. Your family is sure to find new favorites to return to time and time again.
A good poetry collection throws open the door to the wide world of poetry by exposing the reader to a wide variety of poems and poets.
Over the years we have enjoyed reading various poetry collections and I’ve collected most of the titles to create this Ultimate Guide to Poetry Collections for Kids.
It’s here just in time for National Poetry Month (April), but you can (and should) pull them out all year long.
This is the final post in a series from my former blog, originally published in 2013. The first two posts recorded my discovery of Brave Writer and our plan for implementation. This third and final post records the beginning of Freewriting and Teatime in our home. We still implement a Brave Writer lifestyle in our homeschool and it is a delight to look back at our enthusiastic beginnings and realize that my enthusiasm has only grown since then!
We did not have our traditional scavenger hunt for school supplies this year.
We began the month of October with a stack of Halloween Poetry books and we have been slowly making our way through them at Poetry Tea Time.