Poetry and Nursery Rhymes

The poet in me has recently been awakened. I met a fellow teacher-poet at a training about Poetry in the classroom. I learned that when we as adults model writing poetry, then our students will not be so afraid to write poetry. The more we read, as teachers, the more our students will read-and write too! So, I became a poet again and wrote some simple poems about school. They are attached below. Enjoy! Let me know, if you like them.

Poem-My Backpack

Poem-My New Friend

Poem-Our Playground

Poem-Our School

Poem-School Stuff

Poem-We Go Home

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The itsy bitsy spider

Twinkle Twinkle

The Muffin Man lyrics

Jack and Jill

Humpty Dumpty

Little Bo Peep

Little Boy Blue

Little Jack Horner

Mary had a little lamb2

Mary had a little lamb

Little Miss Muffet

Mary Mary Quite Contrary

Pat a cake

Rain, rain go away

Jack be nimble

There was an old lady who swallowed a fly

Hey diddle diddle

Baa Baa Black Sheep

One Two Buckle My Shoe

Hickory Dickory Dock

Little Bo Peep activity

Peter, Peter Pupmkin Eater Activity

These are some posters that I made that I keep in my Poetry Learning Station.

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These are the activities that the students make and then place in either their Poetry notebook or Poetry folder. My students love the Poetry station, but I have to add a new poem each week!

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  2. I am so impressed with your blog. You must be an incredible teacher. I have taught k. For a long time and I have been reading teacher bogs to find new ideas. Your blog is perfect. I feel much more motivated now knowing I can refer to your blog for ideas. You are so kind to share. Thanks so much!


  3. such a helpful blog, i got more ideas once i found about ur website. i want to ask dont you have the nursery rhymes on audio?


    1. Hi Hanin,
      I am so glad that you found some great ideas. I don’t have the nursery rhymes on audio. I don’t think I’ll ever produce any music! However, I like to use the Nursery rhyme cd by Dr. Jean. She has a website (drjean.org) with tons of great cd’s.


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