The theme for this year’s poetry day is ‘light’. Why not use activities around our Sun Candle poem to mark the day.
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Here is a Spanish Valentine’s Day poem:
Nunca digas nunca
Tampoco digas siempre
Pero dime que me amas
Como nunca y para siempre.
(Never say never, Never say forever, But tell me you love me, For forever.)
This activity acknowledges a Mum’s resourcefulness.
The ‘Poems for Teachers’ section of our blog has proven to be quite successful over the past few weeks. However, as we posted Poems for Teachers #4: Remember, Remember the Fifth of November to coincide with Guy Fawkes/Bonfire Night, we will not be posting a new poem this Sunday. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.
Normal service will be resumed next week.
Danny the dinosaur dawdled all day.
Dragging around where dinosaurs play.
Drowsy and dozy, dreaming he lay,
Till Mum shouted ‘Lunch Time!’, then hey……
This poem is taken from Fun with Action Rhymes and Poems by Brenda Williams. It is ideal for young children and can be played as a game.
How about: getting your pupils to act out the poem? One child can be ‘Mum’ and have a race following the last line. The first to reach ‘Mum’ becomes the next ‘Mum’.