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Can You Create Some Awesome New Superstitions?

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.

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If The World Was Crazy, What Might It Look Like?

In this post, we are going to look at a poem by Shel Silverstein and give some ideas as to how it might be used.

This gives the children a chance to read some excellent poetry and then study it in detail and use what they discover to write poems of their own.

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Having Fun With Poetry

Here are a number of suggestions as to how you might get your children writing poetry about their hands – and maybe their feet as well!

We are going to look at a poem by Michael Rosen called, ‘This Is The Hand’ and use it as a stimulus to getting your children writing their own poems.

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