Poetry for Children
About finding and sharing poetry with young people
Tuesday, July 02, 2019
EXTRA! EXTRA! Janet Wong and A SUITCASE OF SEAWEED & MORE
Welcome to a new series I'm launching on my blog: EXTRA! EXTRA! I'm inviting poets to share a poem that did NOT end up in their ...
Friday, June 21, 2019
Coretta Scott King Award & Honor POETRY BOOKS
As you may know, this is the year we celebrate FIFTY YEARS of the Coretta Scott King Award , given annually to "outstanding African A...
Thursday, June 06, 2019
Wichita Falls Workshop
Janet (Wong) and I ended the school year with an all-day workshop for the teachers of Region 9 in collaboration with Midwestern State Univ...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
The Poet X
One last poetry video to close out our digital celebration of National Poetry Month , but this time it's highlighting a novel in verse,...
Monday, April 29, 2019
Freedom Over Me
National Poetry Month is coming to a close, but it's not too late to highlight one more powerful poetry video. This one was created by...
Sunday, April 28, 2019
Spring is in full swing and we're thinking about the end of the school year and the summer ahead. Here's the perfect poem video to ...
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Field Day Fun
April means National Poetry Month , but for many children it also brings field day fun outdoors. Here's a poem that captures that ...
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Ready to get up and stretch? Watch this video of the poem, "Gym Teachers" by Darren Sardelli from GREAT Morning! Poems for Sch...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
What Does a Reading Specialist Do? (2.0)
Double your fun with this second interpretation of the poem, "What Does a Reading Specialist Do?" by Linda Kulp Trout from GREA...
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Time for one more pet-themed poem! This time, poet Helen Frost's poem, "Disappointed" is brought to life in this video cre...
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