One of the poems in David’s latest poetry book for children – ‘All Good Things – A Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry For Children‘, is called ‘Five Funny Old Fellows’. Each verse begins with lines from the limericks of Edward Lear.
In this post we are going to suggest some activities your children might have a go at after reading David’s poem.
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We have some spooktacular writing resources available in the Goodeyedeers Shop at TES or our TpT Store. Each one is packed with ideas to help you have a great lesson with your children.
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We all know about Peter Piper and the pickled peppers he picked but have you ever wondered what happened to those pickled peppers? Read on to find out and then get your class to create some alliterating tongue twister stories of their own.
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Let’s have some fun writing Haiku poems.
Here are six lesson ideas for you to try out with your children.
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We all know the story of Humpty Dumpty and his fall off that wall. It is a very short, somewhat boring and nonsensical story. What might have happened if he hadn’t toppled off that wall? Read on to find out…
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An utterly brilliant collection of the fantastic poems from children’s poet, David Horner.
As you read the poems, you’ll spot some small black and white squares – 10 in all – on the page. These are QR codes and if you have a smart phone or a tablet, you can use the code each time to get to a video of David reading the poem – in some truly astonishing disguises …
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We are enjoying developing our new found self-publishing skills. The latest edition to our growing portfolio of books is ‘221 Writing Prompts – A Creative Writing Journal’.
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As well as being known for enriching English Literature with his fantastic plays and sonnets, William Shakespeare also contributed something else to the world – he coined and used some absolutely excellent insults throughout his work.
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Here, at Godeyedeers, we’ve just started a new venture – self-publishing! We felt it was time to dip our toes into what, at first sight, appeared to be a very complicated area.
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