Valentine’s Day is going to be much different this year with the restrictions we are all under due to Coronavirus. Here are some ideas you might want to try with your children and they can all be done digitally.Continue reading “What Have You Got Planned For Valentine’s Day?”
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…Continue reading “What If Humpty Dumpty Didn’t Fall Off That Wall?”
Colouring has been a childhood favourite for many years and adult colouring is now also a popular pastime. Read on to get your FREE colouring pages.Continue reading “Zentangle Animals to Colour”
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.Continue reading “Can You Be As Rude As William Shakespeare?”
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.Continue reading “What Happened to Peter Piper’s Pickled Peppers?”
Imagine what some of the well-known, if somewhat silly, superstitions might look like if they were rewritten to make sense!
Your children are going to enjoy listening to David’s ‘Sensible Superstitions’ and then working through the suggestions below to create their some of their own.Continue reading “Can You Create Some Awesome New Superstitions?”
Are you looking for a great writing idea to try out with your class?
This idea has lots of potential and your children will love it. We will start by explaining just what a lantern poem is and then look at some ideas you might want to try out with your class.Continue reading “Teach Your Class How To Write Lantern Poetry”
Here is a fun activity and a great way to get your class to tell you something about themselves.Continue reading “How To Write An Acrostic Autobiography”
Have you ever sat down and made a list of different, whacky things you could do with a poem?
That is what we are going to encourage you to do with your children. Here’s how.Continue reading “Thirteen Amazing Things To Do With A Poem”
Armed with a dictionary, a thesaurus and, of course, an atlas you are going to take your children on an exciting journey round the world in exactly 26 letters!Continue reading “Round The World In 26 Letters”
What Is Tetractys Poetry?
The tetractys is a triangular figure consisting of ten points arranged in four rows: one, two, three, and four points in each row, which is the geometrical representation of the fourth triangular number. It was an important mystical symbol to the secret worship of the Pythagoreans.Continue reading “Here Is A Fun Poetry Writing Idea To Try With Your Class”