DONE! Love in my language by Alexandra Elle. In this book of poems and writings, Alex Elle dives a little deeper into revealing her pain, healing, and love. I have quite a few favorite pieces highlighted within. There's also journal pages in the back of this one as well!
Poetry Journals for Kids
Since April is National Poetry Month, I decided it would be the perfect time to begin doing a poetry journal with Lucy. I’m so glad I did! She has absolutely loved doing this! Young children, even those not yet reading independently, have so much to gain from interacting with poetry. Exposure to the sounds and …
Joseph Coelho’s top 10 new poetry books every child must read
The performance poet and winner of this year’s CLPE children’s poetry award picks the poetry collections that every child should grow up with
Kids Poetry Camp - ALSC Blog
What poems are you sharing this month? Last week, I did my first Kids Poetry Camp for ages 6-8. The camp, called Kids Creative Writing Camp, was set up for a month of workshops for budding writers. One of the librarians asked me to start out the camp with poetry. We’ve offered Kids, Tween and Teen Camps at the library for the past few years with a variety of themes including, writing, STEM, music and art but this was exciting since it was for a small group of elementary-aged children. The…