Nursery Rhymes and Poetry Activities
Nursery Rhymes and Poetry Activities
Nursery Rhymes and Poetry Activities
Nursery Rhymes and Poetry Activities
Nursery Rhymes and Poetry Activities

Nursery Rhymes and Poetry Activities

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This nursery rhyme poem of the week resource features 20 well-known nursery rhymes. There are also 6 differentiated activities included, as well as sentence strips and bulletin board banner. Many nursery rhymes included, such as the itsy bitsy spider, mary had a little lamb, Humpty Dumpty, and many more! Your students will be reading and writing nursery rhymes all week long!

Use this poem of the week resource to teach poetry during distance learning and online with the digital activities for every nursery rhyme!

**This resource NOW includes a digital Google Slides version for use in Google Classroom, as well as a PPT file for Microsoft Teams and images for Seesaw!**

This poem of the week pack resource includes:

  • 20 well-known nursery rhymes
  • Poem of the Week or Month Banner (to hang above your poetry board or pocket chart) - Nursery Rhyme of the Week banner also included.
  • Pocket chart strips for each poem

Every poem includes:

6 activities for each poem depending on your grade level and skill level of your kiddies (differentiated activities for Pre-K to grade 2).

  • a printable poem sheet
  • writing paper to copy the poem at a poetry center
  • two sheets with sentences of the poem to cut, reorder, & paste onto a separate sheet
  • poem with fill in the blanks
  • fill in the blanks and extra skill tasks with sight words, rhyming words, etc.
  • lots of places to illustrate the meaning of the poems
  • complete the parts of the poem

20 Nursery Rhymes included:

1. Humpty Dumpty

2. Itsy, Bitsy Spider

3. Hey Diddle Diddle

4. Little Miss Muffet

5. Jack & Jill

6. Baa, Baa, Black Sheep

7. Polly Put the Kettle On

8. Mary Had a Little Lamb

9. Little Bo Peep

10. Hickory, Dickory, Dock

11. Little Jack Horner

12. One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

13. Old Mother Hubbard

14. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

15. Mary, Mary Quite Contrary

16. This Little Piggy

17. Jack Be Nimble

18. It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

19. Little Boy Blue

20. Pat-a-Cake

How to Use the DIGITAL Poem of the Week Activities:

  • Teach and practice the class poem, while assigning virtual activities for students to complete throughout the week
  • Students will type onto colored text boxes with pre-formatted font and sizing or move interactive elements to show understanding (circles, highlight boxes)
  • Children can complete activities digitally after a whole class, small group, or one-on-one lesson
  • Beneficial for one-to-one classrooms
  • It can be used to further a child’s independent practice of reading skills: in the classroom or in a homeschool setting.

Comes with READY-FOR-YOU Google Slides, PowerPoint file, & images for Seesaw:

  • Comes with instructions for Google Classroom with Google Slides - You will receive a file with a link to create copies of the Google Slides to use in your Google Classroom.
  • Comes with instructions for using images in Seesaw, where you can edit an activity and add instructions for students to complete. Assign the activities using your Seesaw Classroom account, which is compatible with Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, and Kindle Fire.
  • You will also receive a PowerPoint file that can be used as you see fit.

This poetry resource is part of a BUNDLE with BIG SAVINGS! Buy the Poem of the Week BUNDLE and get 1 pack for FREE. Check it out HERE.

Buy the POETRY MEGA BUNDLE and SAVE 50%! This BUNDLE includes 3 HUGE poetry resources (Poetry Mats, Poem of the Week bundle, and Poetry Writing unit. Check it out HERE!

**PLEASE NOTE: Many of the poems included in the Poem of the Week resources are the same poems included in the NEW INTERACTIVE Poetry Mats BUNDLE! Use both resources together to provide more options for practice!

Interested in learning more about teaching poetry in primary grades? Join the FREE poetry e-course HERE!

Check out the Poem of the Week blog post HERE that includes details about teaching a weekly poem and how I used these resources in the classroom. It is full of photos in action!

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