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Poetry Writing Prompts

Even the best poets need a bit of prompting. Help out the poet in your life with a collection of unique and inspiring writing prompts.
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Instant Poetry! A Writing Exercise

This activity allows your kindergartener to translate what he observes around him into a beautiful poem. Develop his writing skills and his creativity.

Write a Concrete Poem For Mom

Boost those first grade reading and writing skills with this sweet Mother's Day poem idea.

“First Grade”
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!

“Second Grade”
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.

“Second Grade”
Write Parts of Speech Acrostic Poetry!

If helping your child learn parts of speech makes you want to take a nap, try this exercise. It's a sure way to keep those creative juices flowing.

“Second Grade”
Put on a Poetry Party!

Turn your living room into a sophisticated café while your child and her friends explore the world of poetry with this unique and entertaining party idea.

“Third Grade”
Nature Poetry

Inspire a love for the written word by creating an illustrated nature poetry book with your kids.

“Third Grade”
St. Patrick's Day Haiku

Take advantage of the upcoming Irish holiday, Saint Patrick's Day, to encourage your third grader to flex his poetry muscles and come up with a haiku.

“Third Grade”
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.

“Third Grade”
Valentine Acrostic Poem

Show your little poet how to create a beautiful acrostic poem for someone special this Valentine's Day.

“Third Grade”
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