Have Fun With Children’s Poetry by Leslie Halpern

Childrens #Poetry Blog Share

Oh we LOVE poetry and did you know next week Thursday 3rd October 2019 is #NationalPoetryDay so if we see some great poetry books like these on Wanda’s blog we will share them.

Check out children’s poetry books ‘Silly Sleepytime Poems’ and ‘Poodles & Doodles ~ Poems about Dogs’ by Leslie C. Halpern Available on Amazon. Check out more and some little teasers by clicking the link below. Happy Reading

Wanda Luthman's Children's Books

Have Fun with Children’s
Poetry

By Leslie C. Halpern

When I tell people that I’m president of the Orlando
Area Poets, write children’s poetry books, perform with a poetry ensemble, and once
worked with a Shakespearean acting troupe, they usually roll their eyes and tell
me they don’t like poetry. That’s usually because as children they never
learned to understand the language of poems.

Adults can make poetry fun and educational for children
by introducing age-appropriate poems to youngsters in entertaining ways.
Infants respond to hearing rhymed poems and looking at illustrations. As soon
as a child can speak, he or she can explain what pictures mean and guess what happens
next. By being active listeners, children learn to decode language at an early
age and develop a life-long love of words. Adding sounds effects as you read to
children (such as making funny sounds, reading with an accent, including…

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