Poetry Notebook Poems for Preschool

Grade Levels
PreK - K, Homeschool
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This Poetry Journal for Preschool will develop phonemic awareness, provide rhyming activities, and create a love of poetry for your students!

Students can work on identifying rhymes, producing rhymes, building vocabulary skills, developing phonological awareness, and more with a poetry notebook.

Young children are drawn to the monthly poems for their simple, rhyming text and fun topics. Teachers love the Poetry Journal for Preschool for providing meaningful and engaging literacy activities.

Teaching poetry can easily be incorporated into your school day!

  • DISPLAY the Poetry Posters and focus on a poem as part of your daily circle time.
  • USE the Extension Activities to expand on the poem! These activities are great for large or small group instruction.
  • Have students ILLUSTRATE a poem in their Poetry Journal at the Teacher Table or during your morning table time.

The Poetry Journal for Preschool is easy to prep for busy teachers like you!

This Poetry Journal can be used with Preschool (ages 3-5), Transitional Kindergarten TK, and Kindergarten students. Great for the classroom or for homeschool. You'll easily meet Language Arts standards when you use poems in your lessons.

The Poetry Journal for Preschool features:

  • 18 Monthly Poems (two poems for each month September-May)
  • 7 Holiday Poems (Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter)
  • Full-Color Journal Covers as well as ink-saving Black & White versions.
  • Teacher’s Guide-Three full pages of helpful hints and teacher tips for teaching poetry to preschoolers! You CAN teach poetry to young children!
  • Monthly Extension Activities---So helpful as you write your weekly lesson plans! Plus, there’s a list of ideas to use with ANY poem!
  • Poetry Cards---Use these 8.5x11 cards to display in your classroom. Hang them on a bulletin board or post one on your teaching easel. You can also assemble the Poetry Cards to make a book to read aloud to your class! Full Color and Black & White printing options are included.
  • “Why Teach Poetry to Preschoolers” Parent Handout

Use the Poetry Journal along with the Pocket Chart for Poems for Preschool to achieve your literacy goals!


Looking for MORE Small Group Activities & Resources for Your Classroom:

Pocket Chart Poems for Preschool

Fall Alphabet Games

Farm Number Sense Activities

Fine Motor Practice for the Whole Year


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Recognize and produce rhyming words.


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