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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Children love playing with alliteration.
Here we are going to give you some ideas as to how you might combine fun with alliteration with the natural world that surrounds us.
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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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Counting syllables to write poetry is an ancient art and one that can be fun to emulate.
The tight format is something that many writers, young and old, find helpful.
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