Poetry With a Reason
Poetry/reading/Writing Talk to your librarian about getting extra holiday poetry books for your room and share poems daily. Read the one below together and then ask the kids to write a poem of their own about the upcoming holiday.
by Heidi Bee Roemer
Crisp, white snow.
in a row.
Plate of cookies,
Pile of toys.
and wiggly boys.
Here's a gift...
to you from me.
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