Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Poem in a Pocket Day: April 30th
Here we are back in 2018, celebrating Poem in a Pocket Day at school. Children made pockets to wear around their necks, and inside the pocket was a poem or two to read. I had guest listeners (parents, teachers) at school to listen to children as they read their poems. The guest listeners gave the children stickers to put on their pockets after the successful completion of the reading.
It was always great fun. We found that PreK and Kinder kids sometimes enjoyed reading their poems as a choral reading, with 3-5 kids in a group. Some children would take on five or six poems, and some wrote their own poems.
April 30 is National Poem in a Pocket Day. Here are ways to celebrate from the website: