April is National Poetry Month, and what kind of Haiku Queen would I be if I didn’t celebrate all month long? I have loved poetry since I was a child. The rhythm and the imagery totally seemed to suit the imaginative child that I was. Ayva is quite the same. She loves language, gets a kick out of word play, and I have dreams of her one day becoming a poet in her own right!
For the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing fun poems that you can share with your preschooler along with simple activities that you can totally extend, personalize and continue to build their language skills! I’m certain that lots of preschoolers will be able to empathize with this first poem…”The Meanie”: