Have you ever gone apple-picking? Have you smelled the crisp fall air and bit into a red apple right from the tree? Tugged on each apple carefully to see which one is ripe enough to let go of its branch? Whether you've never picked an apple or have a dozen apple trees in your yard, it's time to write some apple-picking poetry!
Autumn is upon us in the Northern Hemisphere, and it's time to curl up with a cozy cup of pumpkin-spice cocoa, hot apple cider, or harvest punch. Read on for some of our favorite fall teatime drinks!
Here at Poetry Teatime, we love Charles Ghigna. Also known as "Father Goose," he's written poetry about funky animals, protecting the environment, and even fun seasonal math! Today, we're celebrating his brand new book, Dear Poet: Notes to a Young Writer.
Today's poetry prompt comes to us from one of our Brave Writer families. Let's check out Evelyn's recipe for "Nature Poundcake," then create our own!
It’s September, which means we’re celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. This month, we recognize the wonderful achievements of Latin Americans. Today, we’d like to focus on the poetry of Chilean writer Pablo Neruda.
Today's Teatime Story features the delightful tale of a family's very first teatime, and their daughter's cute summary of teatime manners!
Did you know that Lewis Carroll, inventor of the Alice in Wonderland stories, was a mathematician who taught at Oxford and wrote eleven mathematical books? Of course, he’s better known as a lifelong storyteller, beginning with his twelve siblings and even entertaining Queen Victoria’s children with his tales! Let’s celebrate Carroll and his imaginary worlds in today's teatime.
Besides tea itself, the most essential ingredient of a British or Irish teatime is the scone. Ever since the Duchess of Belford paired tea with scones in the 1800s, the combination has been a legendary tradition across the British Isles. So get ready for some scones and tea!