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Do you want to enthuse your pupils with a love of words and give them ways of expressing themselves and extend their vocabulary at the same time as giving them a fabulously entertaining day? 59 more words

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A is for Poet and Children's Poet Moira Andrew, #AtoZChallenge #ZtoA

Moira Andrew

Moira Andrew was born and educated in Scotland, became a primary teacher, worked her way up to Assistant Head, then lectured in education at Craigie College of Education, Ayr before moving to Bristol where she was Head Teacher of a primary school.  261 more words


C is for Children's Poet and Educator Pie Corbett, #AtoZChallenge #ZtoA

Pie Corbett

Pie Corbett is an English educational trainer, writer, author, anthologiser and poet who has written over two hundred books. He is now best known for creating  254 more words


How to Write An Alliteration Poem: Poetry for Children

Here is an instant poetry idea from our resident children’s poet David Horner. Children enjoy being given a simple structure that enables them to get their ideas down onto paper as quickly as possible. 335 more words


I is for Children's Poet Inky (Peter Bicot), #AtoZChallenge #ZtoA

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Inky and Spider (Peter Bicot)

Peter Bicot, known as Inky, spent his childhood in the south of France and moved to London when he was eight. 238 more words


Poetry Writing Lessons for Children: A Surrealist Poem

Another instant poetry idea from our resident children’s poet David Horner. This is all about coming up with the unexpected.

Try reading these five words out to your class – ‘ 333 more words


Playing With Adjectives

This quick writing idea is all about adjectives, especially basic, comparative and superlative adjectives. It is another great teaching idea from our resident children’s poet… 290 more words