Category Archive: birthday poems

Heartfelt Gifts: Writing Presents

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My favorite gifts to give are the ones that have come from my heart and my pen!

Many Ways to Use “I am” Poems!

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Don’t shy away from the formulaic “I am” poem! There are so many possibilities…

Poetry for the Summer Birthday Kiddos

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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 company five years… Continue reading

Poems for Kids’ Birthdays

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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 I already put… Continue reading

Bday

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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 fluffy clouds and… Continue reading

Birthday Poems Instead of Presents

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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, etc. and then… Continue reading