Write a 🎃 Halloween Haiku & Get the Kids Writing Too!

Sharing from Bette Stevens blog – Make Writing a Family Affair-

Bette A. Stevens, Maine Author

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Find out how to write a Haiku poem & get the kids writing too…

Black Cat HALLOWEEN Haiku BAS 2019


Midnight—our fabulous, furry feline—inspired me to write BLACK CAT, a Halloween haiku (Haiku: a Japanese-inspired three-line: 5-7-5 syllable poetry form) and to design a poster to go with the poem. Kids love illustrating their poems. They enjoy listening to poetry and to reading it aloud too. 

Reading and writing poetry is a fantastic way to improve creativity and critical thinking skills for people of all ages. Plus, it’s an outstanding way to foster foundational learning and literacy for children. It’s so much fun to read and write poetry together! The kids will love it and I know you will too. Whether at home or in the classroom writing and sharing poetry is a perfect way to celebrate any season—for any reason! 

What’s inspiring you this autumn?
Brainstorm your list…

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12 responses to “Write a 🎃 Halloween Haiku & Get the Kids Writing Too!

  1. I think this is a wonderful idea to involve children writing… The children here I doubt will be allowed to celebrate Halloween here this year, we are locked down again in our area..
    Much love to you and Bette…. ❤ ❤

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  2. jHave a FUN-tastic & Happy Halloween! 🎃 xo

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  3. Thanks so much for the shout-out, Eugenia! 🎃 Have a healthy & happy Halloween! xoxoxo…

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  4. Wishing you all a happy Halloween 🎃❤️

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