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Poetry: Finding Figurative Language

Previous posts have talked about ways to help your children recognize and identify figurative language in stories.  Because poetry has to paint a picture or share a feeling in a small number of words, poems are often full of figurative language.  This makes poetry a great opportunity to further your children’s study of the types of figurative language. There are six main types of

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Teaching Kids – Writing Poems

After reading several poems, your child will probably be excited about writing a poem of their own.  It may seem overwhelming or hard, but writing poems can actually be an easy and rewarding experience. Choose a Poem Type There are several different types of poems that are simple for children to write when starting out. Rhyming Couplet – A rhyming couplet is a simple

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