Lists are all around us. We have lists of groceries, of laundry items, of things that make us happy, of things that make us sad, of things we would like to do. But lists aren't always just used for organizing our thoughts; sometimes, lists can be works of art too.
Some of the best poems are simply lists of things, so if you can make a list, you can write a poem! Inspire your child to improve her writing skills, develop her vocabulary, and channel her inner poet with a list poem, a poem in which every line is one item in a list. In this activity, use this outline to help your child write meaningful poetry using lists.
This activity is wonderful for grades three through six.