National Poetry Day – 10 Ideas for Creating Poems Outside

27 September 2014
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National Poetry Day is celebrated on the first Thursday in October. It is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the power and pleasure of words. It is also an ideal introduction to writing outdoors. Here’s some ideas to get you started:

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Love Outdoors! An Outdoor Literacy Activity

15 February 2012
Love Outdoor Play

Tanka poetry has an elements of nature and strong emotions.

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Circle Poems in Action

13 May 2011
Circle Poems

Children’s words can be used to create forms and patterns.

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Outdoor Literacy Workshops at Mackie Academy

17 November 2010
Lichen Literacy

Outdoor poetry activities for teaching literacy outdoors.

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Leaf loving literacy activities

22 October 2010
Literacy Leaf

Ideas for using leaves for outdoor literacy activities.

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A Poetry Walk at The Coombes School

21 July 2010
Poetry Walk

A simple idea for literacy outdoors with children.

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