These Free Poetry Activities Are Perfect for Grades K-2

Word family poetry, list poetry, and more.

Poetry Activities for Grades K-3

If you’re looking for a dose of springtime fun to add to your writing lessons, check out our free printable poetry activities! Kids can print and work on them from home, or you can upload them to Seesaw or Google Classroom.

There are four poetry activities to choose from, each of which work on key literacy skills in the early grades. To get all four activities, just submit your email here.

Word Family Poetry

Students will practice word families while writing a fun rhyming poem.

“What Am I?” Riddle Poems

The kids we know LOVE riddles! This activity guides them through creating their own riddle poems.

Cut and Paste Poetry

Poetry Activities for Grades K-3

This one is so fun! Kids use poetry word cards to assemble their own original composition.

List Poetry


Poetry Activities for Grades K-3

List poetry is simple, but can be so evocative. It’s a great form to try with the youngest writers.

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