Paper Aeroplane

Paper Aeroplane

Most of us has our own way of making a paper airplane, usually passed down from a parent or grandparent. Some of us make pointy jet-style aircraft, others fashion planes with snubby noses and wider wings. Some plummet headfirst to the ground, others seem to float more gracefully. The permutations are literally manifold. This makes …

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Poetry for young children: why it matters and how to use it

Don’t know the first thing about poetry but want to help your child develop a love of language and verse? According to Karen Smith, poet and a former librarian at the National Poetry Library, you don’t need to know anything to get started and inspire a lifelong love of poetry. Table of contents: Introduction Thankfully the …

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Poetry for Children

Table of contents: Introduction Why kids need poetry Poetry’s not just for children, it’s for life. Instructions for use. Poetry recommendations Final verse Introduction Ok, hands up all of us parents who are clueless when it comes to poetry! I’m the first to admit I don’t know anything about it. But according to my darling …

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