Did you know that you can “find” a poem in the pages of a book, or between the lines of yesterday’s newspaper, or even on a billboard? In today’s poetry prompt, you’ll be collecting words and using them to create your own poem!
Imagine yourself traveling back in time. Would you visit the pharaohs of Ancient Egypt or inspect the steam engines of the Victorian Era? Ride a wagon on the Oregon Trail or sail the seven seas with a privateer? Today’s teatime celebrates time travel. So polish up your time machine, grab those goggles, and brace yourself for a wild ride through time!
What if your pet could write a poem—what would they say? In today’s poetry prompt, we’ll be exploring the barking, purring, whinnying world of animal voices in poetry! Plus, read on for a pet-themed poetry contest to enter once you’ve written your poem.
Does your family celebrate any special traditions? Do you hide your shoes on New Year’s Eve or make flower crowns on May Day? Maybe you celebrate Daylight Savings Time by illustrating pictures of clocks, or perhaps you participate in a polar bear swim in your local lake during the winter. Whatever your traditions may be, channel them today into some poetry!
Weather is a huge part of our lives. Is it sunny outside? Time to go out and play! Is it a rainy day? Curl up inside with a good book. Weather can make us happy, sad, excited, scared, or even mad. Today, though, the weather is in your hands! In today’s poetry prompt, you’ll be writing a poem about the wildest weather you can imagine.
Do your boys hate tea and don’t see the point of poetry? Do they revolt against “teatime” and want to play outside instead? You may love poetry teatime, but that doesn’t mean the whole family will—at least not right away! Read on for some ideas to make your Poetry Teatime more welcoming for boys.
It’s now officially spring, and the world is starting to fill with colors again! There’s yellow daffodils on the hillside, pale green leaves emerging on the trees, and soft blue skies above. In today’s poetry prompt, we’ll be looking at colors to create our poem.
Have you ever gone on a long journey? Were you excited to see the sights along the way, or were you looking forward to arriving at your destination? In today’s poetry prompt, we’ll explore the idea of adventure—with a twist.