Celebrate Take Your Poet to School Week “where the sidewalk ends.” Shel Silverstein makes his debut for next week’s big event.
Writer Ian Doescher has taken the stories of “Star Wars” and applied Shakespeare to them, as in “The Empire Striketh Back.”
“Form It” is a poetry prompt that focuses on exploring our topic through form poetry. The prompt includes recommendations for each form’s best use! This time, we’re going to “form” a little lamb. 🙂
Laura Lynn Brown serves Irish soda bread, the last Cara Cara orange, friendship, poetry, and disappearing kosher dills.
Even the mythical poets are getting in on the fun of Take Your Poet to School Week. Today, Mother Goose hops on a stick and makes her debut.
Our preparation for this year’s Take Your Poet to School Week continues with the light and whimsical poems of Ogden Nash.
“Water in the Roots,” a collection of the writings and poetry of Philip Britts, describes the life, faith, and farming practices of the Bruderhof community.
When you think of lions, do you think of affection? Come learn about the surprising ways of lions and write a roaring good poem.
With three ways to take the 30 Days Challenge for National Poetry Month, it’s simple and fun. Choose one, or mix it up. Then tell the community what you’re doing, and share your poem-ing along the way.
Did you like “Eleanor & Park”? You’ll love “Romeo & Juliet.” (Or vice versa.)
Don’t let the folks with briefcases have all the fun. Join in the brand new celebration of Take Your Poet to School Week with our fun cut ‘n color poets on a stick.
Finding “Refusing Heaven” by Jack Gilbert in a Chicago-area bookstore leads to a consideration of what matters in these lives we live.
This week’s poetry prompt asks you to become two fabled mammals at odds— lions & lambs. Whether a powerful, shaggy maned lion or a gentle, nursery-rhyme worthy lamb. Join us, animate yourself, and create poetry.
Join our Children’s Book Club as we read “Roxaboxen” by Alice McLerran with Megan Willome as our guide.
Early readers Molly and Joe want to help a child learn to read. Learn fun facts about merry-go-rounds and take a spin writing a limerick, along with this fun reading activity coloring page.
Irish poet Francis Ledwidge is not one of the better known poets of World War I, because he was an Irishman who fought for the British Army.
Come learn the secrets of being a wild reader. Or just share your February pages. Megan Willome leads the way, with her February good reads.
Early readers Molly and Joe want to help a child learn to read. Learn fun facts about marshmallows and write a gooey limerick, along with this fun reading activity coloring page.