Poetry Writing Prompts
Help your child practice writing with this fun activity. Write a diamante poem, which makes use of a simple structure and results in a diamond-shaped poem.
Give your fourth grader a head start in poetry with a simile writing activity that guides him in crafting a cute poem about the beloved family pet.
A valentine haiku is a short poem that expresses your love for someone special. Write a valentine haiku with your child this Valentine's Day.
Help your fourth or fifth grader design and write her own innovative greeting card by formulating a poem in the shape of her favorite object of choice.
Most of us are familiar with haiku, but the tanka is an even older form of Japanese poetry. Learn to write a tanka poem with this activity.
Write a poem with a twist! Your child can write a poem that also has a secret sentence hidden within the words of the poem.
Your fifth grade aspiring poet will be delighted to learn how to write limericks, funny poems that correspond to a simple rhyming structure.
This festive New Year activity will encourage your fifth grader to reflect on her year and express her New Year's resolutions in a creative acrostic poem.
Let your aspiring poet use book titles to create a funky and visually-appealing masterpiece!
Tired of fake apologies? What if that insincere apology was in the form of a poem?