Poems coming home from school are a great resource for families. Learn the poem together and play around with altering it. Feed in facts - "I have a little reptile..", and your child's own knowledge - "I have a great big dog..."
Contest dates are January 1 – June 30, July 1 – December 31. Eligibility: The contest is open to anyone who writes poetry. Poetry can be written in any poetic style and on any subject. Only one poem per person is allowed. Contest entries must be 26 lines or fewer and cannot exceed 55 characters per line.
Blackout poetry~ What an impressive and creative idea. I never thought of doing something like this. Making these is like putting together a puzzle. Plus, it's a lovely way to stitch together a little fantasy story and get yourself in the right mindset to create some cool art.