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Poetry Challenge

Clip it, pick it, write it!

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What you need:

  • Newspapers 
  • Scissors 
  • Envelope 
  • Paper 
  • Pen or pencil

What to do:

  1. Go through the newspaper with your child and cut out words that appeal to you both. 
  2. Put the words into an envelope, then draw five words that you each must include in a poem. 
  3. After you both have finished writing, compare your end results. 
  4. Repeat the activity over time, and gather your poems into a collection that you can share with other family members.


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