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Poetry: Painting a Picture

Poetry can be described as using words to paint a picture for the reader.  Poets try to choose vivid words so that we as readers can see a picture in our minds.  Children can relate to some poems by painting the picture that the poem puts into their minds. Colorful Poems for Pictures The best poems for painting pictures with are the ones that

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Reading Responses with Art

When a child reads a book whether it is fiction or nonfiction, they should respond to what they have read in some way.  A fun way to respond to is through art.  Children will look forward to the pleasure of completing a fun project after they have finished a book or story. Painting the Setting Have your child describe the setting of the book.

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