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Theme: Poetry

Totetude Poetry Activities

Totetude suggests the following calendar of carefully-selected activities during the week of the "Poetry" theme:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Motor Activity
Morning Circle Time Attendance, Good Morning Song, Calendar with events, Days of the Week Song, Weather discussion, Alphabet Song, Number Song, and Social interaction (game/skill/I.Q.s).
Intelligence Activity
Bloom Activity
Craft Activity
Afternoon circle time Sight word, Totetude Reflection Journal, and Goodbye Song .

Consult the Recommended Schedule for more detailed information.

Materials List for calendar

The activities in the above recommended calendar will, collectively, require these materials:

Customize for: learner(s) ,
box of crayons 1 per learner
glue bottle/stick 1 per learner
pencil 1 per learner
scissors 1 per learner
specific letter stamps approximately 4 per group of 2 learners
stamp pad/ paint approximately 1 per group of 2 learners
(Optional) scrap pieces of colored paper approximately 4 per learner
(Optional) small pieces of building materials (Legos, tooth picks, playdough, etc.) approximately 4 per learner

Literature involving Poetry

Name Author
A Light in the Attic Shel Silverstein
Where the Sidewalk Ends Shel Silverstein
Falling Up Shel Silverstein
Every Thing On It Shel Silverstein
Here's A Little Poem: A Very First Book of Poetry Jane Yolen & Andrew Fusek Peters
Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young Jack Prelutsky
Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore! David McPhail

Vocabulary for Poetry

Art for Poetry

Name Artist
Spent Leaf Linde Townsend

Animals relevant to Poetry

Social Skills for Poetry

  • sharing ideas

Music for Poetry

Name Artist

Technology involving Poetry

Jokes about Poetry

Toys related to Poetry

Name Manufacturer

Outings related to Poetry

Snacks related to Poetry

Movies related to Poetry

Title Year Producer

Centers for Poetry