Poetry Hands-on Activities

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Write a Concrete Poem For Mom
Write a Concrete Poem For Mom
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Write a Concrete Poem For Mom
Boost those first grade reading and writing skills with this sweet Mother's Day poem idea.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a List Poem
Write a List Poem
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Write a List Poem
If you can make a list, you can write a poem! Get your child to practice writing and express herself with a list poem.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Make an Acrostic Birthday Poem
Make an Acrostic Birthday Poem
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Make an Acrostic Birthday Poem
This writing activity to get your third grader to combine the fun of poetry with the excitement of celebrating a birthday.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write an "I Used To, Now I" Poem
Write an "I Used To, Now I" Poem
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Write an "I Used To, Now I" Poem
In this writing activity, let your child reflect on the past and practice his writing skills and word usage as he creates an "I Used to, Now I" poem.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Seasonal Alphabet Poem
Write a Seasonal Alphabet Poem
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Write a Seasonal Alphabet Poem
Help your child compose an alphabet poem about the season, and have her practice letters while awakening her creative writing skills, too!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Simile Poem ... Starring Your Pet!
Write a Simile Poem ... Starring Your Pet!
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Write a Simile Poem ... Starring Your Pet!
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.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Funny Limerick
Write a Funny Limerick
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Write a Funny Limerick
Your fifth grade aspiring poet will be delighted to learn how to write limericks, funny poems that correspond to a simple rhyming structure.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Before and After Halloween Acrostic
Before and After Halloween Acrostic
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Before and After Halloween Acrostic
Start by writing an acrostic poem, but then get ready for a writing challenge that makes an acrostic trickier to write.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Autumn Cinquain
Autumn Cinquain
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Autumn Cinquain
Help your child create an autumn poem full of colorful sensory details.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Pressed Flower Bookmarks
Pressed Flower Bookmarks
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Pressed Flower Bookmarks
Show your fourth grader how to make a delicate, dried flower bookmark with flowers native to their neighborhood.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Make Shape Poem Greeting Cards
Make Shape Poem Greeting Cards
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Make Shape Poem Greeting Cards
Help your fourth or fifth grader design and write their own innovative greeting card by formulating a poem in the shape of their favorite object of choice.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Nature Poetry
Nature Poetry
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Nature Poetry
Inspire a love for the written word by creating an illustrated nature poetry book with your kids.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Travel Journal
Make a Travel Journal
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Make a Travel Journal
Help your kids put together a travel journal for your family's next vacation to get them reading, writing, and thinking about what's happening on the trip.
4th grade
Social studies
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Back to School Poem
Back to School Poem
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Back to School Poem
Celebrate the new school year with a back to school poem!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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