Subtitle Create your own poems with fun games and activities

Joseph Coelho
Price £14.99
Description Description
  • Make poetry fun with Joseph Coelho, Children’s Poet Laureate 2022–2024: This activity kit is packed with games and activities – discover all kinds of ways to start writing poems with Joseph Coelho. 
  • A compendium of literacy games and activities: Create endless poetic combinations with over 500 word cards! Spin the spinner for linguistic techniques and use the activity cards to start your poems off. 
  • Edutainment for children aged 6–9: Inspire your child’s love of language and give them the tools they need to express themselves and succeed in school – and in life!
  • Learning through play: Developed with the help of kids, parents and teachers, this kit contains 500 word cards, 14 double-sided activity cards, 28 rhyming dominoes, a poetry spinner and a rules and inspiration booklet. 

Celebrate the power of poetry! Play with words and spark imaginations with this fun activity kit from Joseph Coelho, Children's Poet Laureate 2022–2024.

Pick from more than 500 word cards to build your own poetry creations, with endless combinations. Twenty-five games and activities provide all sorts of ways to start your poem, from acrostics and rhyming dominoes to concrete poems and consequences. Spin the letter spinner to randomize the poetic fun, or use linguistic techniques like metaphor and simile to take your poetry skills to the next level.

This poetry activity set contains: 500 word tiles, 1 letter/MORERAPS spinner (MORERAPS = Metaphor, Onomatopoeia, Rhyme, Emotion, Repetition, Alliteration, Personification, Simile), 14 cards with 25 activities, 1 rules and inspiration booklet for Poetry Play with 1–6 players, aged 6–9.

Series Poetry to Perform
Format Game / Board Game 32 Pages
ISBN 9780711297302
Size7.09 in x 5.51 in / 180.00 mm x 140.00 mm
Published Date September 26th, 2024
Joseph Coelho

JOSEPH COELHO is the Waterstones Children's Laureate 2022-2024. In 2019 he won the Independent Bookshop Week Picture Book Award for If All the World Were which has been translated into over 10 languages. He has been long-listed for The Carnegie Children's Award with his poetry collection 'Overheard In A Tower Block', which was also shortlisted for the CLPE CLiPPA Poetry Award and Longlisted for the UKLA Book Awards. He won the 2015 CLPE CLiPPA Poetry Award with his debut poetry collection Werewolf Club Rules. His debut Picture Book, Luna Loves Library Day was voted one of the nations favourite picture books by a survey led by World Book Day. His other poetry books include How To Write Poems and A Year Of Nature Poems .

He has written plays for companies including: Soho Theatre, Polka Theatre, The Unicorn Theatre, Theatre Royal York, Oily Cart and The Spark Children's Festival to name a few. 

Joseph has been a guest poet on Cbeebies Rhyme Rocket, Radio 4's Poetry Playtime and Front Row. He is the presenter of BBC's Teach Poetry (Oct 2018) and features in DiscoveryEDUK's Poetry Curriculum.

Amanda Quartey
Amanda Quartey is an illustrator based in the UK. At the age of 14 she moved to Ghana and studied art, and later returned to the UK to study Graphic Design. She has worked on a variety of published projects.
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