Celebrate National Poetry Day with pupils in KS1 and LKS2, using these activity sheets based on three Dr Seuss poems, the master of wordplay!
Year 1 children can make a fun rhyming words hanging display inspired by One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish; Year 2 pupils will have a go at writing their own versions of Green Eggs and Ham; and Year 3/4 learners are invited to think about what Oh The Places You’ll Go! means to them.
When is National Poetry Day?
National Poetry Day is the annual mass celebration on the first Thursday of October that encourages all to enjoy, discover and share poetry.
National Poetry Day 2020 took place on 1 October, and the theme was Vision.
National Curriculum English programme of study links
- Listening to, discussing and expressing views about a wide range of contemporary and classic poetry, stories and non-fiction at a level beyond that at which they can read independently
- Recognising simple recurring literary language in stories and poetry