Sunday, January 1, 2017

New Years Poem for Kids

Help the kids ring in the new year with this New Years poem for kids and printable pocket chart center activity. 

New Year's Here is a simple, catchy, poem that I've used in the years past.  I've now created this printable to go along with my collection of poems for kids.

After adding the poem to a poetry notebook, the kids will love doing this build a poem activity.  

All of the work is done for you! This low-prep pocket chart center includes a colorful poem for display, as well as each word printed on color-matching cards, and a title card.  You can find more tips for organizing your pocket chart centers, HERE

This New Years Poem, sung to the tune of Frere Jacques, can be used as a shared reading activity, mini-lesson, or as a balanced literacy station.  Some teachers have also left feedback stating they love using these poems during their morning meeting routine.  Other teachers have said they send them home in a gallon-size bag, and encourage parents to work with their kids to build and recite the poems.  
As always, teachers find the best use of resources!  You can click HERE to see more about Build-a-Poem activities and grab a FREE printable poem.

From my family to yours, Happy New Year!!

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