Posted in Writing Ideas

7 Great Poetry Ideas for Younger Children

In this video for teachers David Horner, our very own children’s poet in residence here at Goodeyedeers, talks you through a variety of poetry writing ideas all using the word ‘when’.

You will find out about how to get your children to write:

  • 7 line week poems
  • 4 line seasons poems
  • 12 line calendar poems
  • festival poems
  • poems for special occasions
  • mood poems
  • weather poem

David finishes by going through, in detail, how to write a weather poem.

David and Mike from Goodeyedeers


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