Dom Conlon's Stories and Poetry

Teaching poetry - planets, space and me

Planet Poems – teaching poetry to children

I think poetry (and teaching poetry) can be a powerful way for children to begin to understand themselves and the world around them. Just as we might read poetry to gain understanding, so we...

Top 5 poems for children – #1

It’s Day Five of my countdown to National Poetry Day. Today is Jabberwocky, by Lewis Carroll.

Top 5 poems for children – #3

It’s Day Three of my countdown to National Poetry Day. Today is maggie and millie and molly and may, by e e cummings.

Top 5 poems for children – #4

It’s Day Two of my countdown to National Poetry Day. Today is The Pobble Who Has No Toes, by Edward Lear.