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. The Tetractys, […]
Can you think of 13 things to do with a poem? Read on to find out more…
Think of all the things that go wrong on a school trip and turn them into a recipe!
In this post we give you some ideas to try out with your children based on the poem, ‘The Land of Counterpane’ by Robet Louis Stevenson.
How often go you use poetry in your classroom? Here ae five excellent reasons why you might consider using it more often.
A host of ideas for you to try with your children to get them to have as much fun with alliteration as possible.
In this post we look at some traditional superstitions and then explore what they might look like if we made them sensible!
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.
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.