This Sunday is the World Cup final, with France and Croatia competing for the title of world champion in soccer! Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, played in over 200 countries. Whether you’ve watched every match of the World Cup or have never seen a soccer game in your life, today’s the day to learn more about the game and enjoy some soccer-themed poetry!
If you could change one thing about the world, what would it be? Today’s poetry prompt will give you the chance to think about your passions and concerns, and then turn what you care about into poetry!
Come into the garden! Bring your picnic blankets and some vegetables for a snack. But watch out—you don’t want Farmer McGregor to catch you stealing his precious carrots! Open up Beatrix Potter’s stories, drawings, and nursery rhymes and enter the beautiful world of Peter Rabbit.
For today’s poetry prompt, you’re going to be creating your own world! You’ll have the chance to construct coastlines, craft mountains, and decorate deserts to your heart’s content. So go on and dive into the world of map-making!
Today we’re welcoming one of our favorite wordsmiths and writers-about-writing, the wonderful Ralph Fletcher. He is the prolific author of dozens of children’s books, ten volumes of poetry, and seven books on writing for kids. He has a knack for capturing children’s voices and celebrating the individuality of each person’s perspective. Join us today to learn from his wisdom and get inspired by his creativity!
If you’ve never heard of a verse novel, you are in for a treat! A verse novel is a book-length story that’s told using poems rather than prose. Today, we’ll be exploring some reasons for reading verse novels and recommending a few of our favorites.
Imagine going to summer camp. You’re sitting around a campfire singing songs, burning your fingertips on marshmallows, and looking up at the summer sunset. Get ready to capture this experience in poetry!
Are you ready to get your hands dirty in today’s teatime? This is the month of hopping, crawling, jumping things, and we’re about to celebrate them with poetry and tea! So get your magnifying glasses out and put on your best bug-eye glasses for today’s teatime!