My favorite gifts to give are the ones that have come from my heart and my pen!
Don’t shy away from the formulaic “I am” poem! There are so many possibilities…
Yesterday afternoon, I was fishing around for permanent markers in my classroom supply closet when I noticed the birthday pencils. I ordered a gross of pencils from a teacher supply … Continue Reading Poetry for the Summer Birthday Kiddos
I was on two home visits yesterday. At the first one, the little girl asked me, “Do you know when my birthday is?” I sure did! I knew it because … Continue Reading Poems for Kids’ Birthdays
And now a poem since I poems are always a nice part of a birthday greeting (in my opinion, at least): Warm Wishes A soft slate-blue sky swallows floating across … Continue Reading Bday
I don’t buy gifts. I don’t bake cupcakes. I don’t create Happy Birthday Certificates. Instead I hand-make a birthday card for each of my students, decorate it with stickers, ribbons, … Continue Reading Birthday Poems Instead of Presents