Zoom Poetry Club!

Poetry for Children ~ at home

 

Poems we will read this week

Wind on the hill by AA Milne from Now We Are Six by AA Milne, published by Methuen

Limpet by Chrissie Gittins from Michael Rosen’s A to Z – the best of children’s poetry from Agard to Zephaniah, published by Puffin

The black pebble by James Reeves, from Swings and Shadows, A Childhood in Poetry, edited by Anne Harvey, published by Random House

Windy Nights by Robert Louis Stevenson, from I Like this Poem: A Classic Anthology to Treasure, edited by Kaye Webb, published by Puffin

Down by the pond by AA Milne, from Now We Are Six by AA Milne, published by Methuen

Pleasant sounds by John Clare, from I Like this Poem: A Classic Anthology to Treasure, edited by Kaye Webb, published by Puffin

The Charcoal Burner by AA Milne, from Now We Are Six by AA Milne, published by Methuen

Spell of Creation by Kathleen Raine, from Swings and Shadows, A Childhood in Poetry, edited by Anne Harvey, published by Random House

The way through the woods by Rudyard Kipling, from I Like this Poem: A Classic Anthology to Treasure, edited by Kaye Webb, published by Puffin

Journey’s End by AA Milne, from Now We Are Six by AA Milne, published by Methuen

Earth Mother by Justin Coe, from The Magic of Mums by Justin Coe, published by Otter-Barry Books

Children’s Song by RS Thomas, from Swings and Shadows, A Childhood in Poetry, edited by Anne Harvey, published by Random House

Come out with me by A A Milne, from Now We Are Six by AA Milne, published by Methuen

Who has seen the wind by Christina Rossetti, from Swings and Shadows, A Childhood in Poetry, edited by Anne Harvey, published by Random House

Nat and Anna by Michael Rosen from Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly and Gravy by Michael Rosen, published by Bloomsbury (read by Abbie)

The Shark by James Reeves from I Like this Poem: A Classic Anthology to Treasure, edited by Kaye Webb, published by Puffin

Maggie and Milly and Molly and May by EE Cummings from The Dragon Book of Verse, edited by MIchael Harrison and Christopher Stuart-Clark

WORDSEARCH

based on the poem The Children’s Song by RS Thomas Have a go at the Wordsearch!

Justin Coe’s poem, Earth Mother, made us think about about how amazing our Planet Earth is.  Let’s learn a little more about it!

There are lots of fun activities about volcanoes here.

And so many things you can do to learn about our earth here.

You can get the crossword (and the answers!) here

Chrissie Gittins gives us a poem from the Limpet’s point of view in her book, Stars in Jars.

Have you seen limpets on rocks on the beach? Why not have a go at writing a poem from the point of view of a shell, or a rock, or the beach?

The Charcoal Burner

by Martine Dunn

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We read a poem about a Charcoal Burner by AA Milne.

HAVE FUN!

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