Welcome to another instalment of our Nosy Crow Kids’ Club: a monthly feature with lots of engaging activities for the young readers in your life! Each month we’ll post a creative writing prompt based on one of our recent publications, and some downloadable activity sheets for you to print for your little ones.
Write a Poem
Our writing prompt this month takes inspiration from the rib-ticklingly funny A Whale of a Time – a brilliantly illustrated collection by Lou Peacock and Matt Hunt of 366 hilarious poems to keep you laughing all year round!
We think you’ll like this one, it will keep you laughing all year round. All you need to do is choose three random words and write a funny poem. The words can be things you see around you or the first three things that come to mind! Then, use these three words to write a tummy tickling six-line poem.
What makes you laugh and giggle? Maybe your pet, your friends, your favourite TV show. What makes them funny and how would you describe them?
Use your imagination to create the most outrageously funny poem you can! This poem can rhyme or it cannot, it’s completely up to you.
Share your kids’ creative writing with us on social media, by tagging us @NosyCrow! You never know, we might even share a selection on our channels …
More opportunities to create funny poems? Don’t mind if we do. Young writers can create a unique poem using titles taken from book spines, create a poem using random words provided on the sheet, draw a picture inspired by a poem and more in these free activity sheets! Download the resources here.
We hope you enjoyed the ninth instalment of our Nosy Crow Kids’ Club! Be sure to let us know if your little ones partake in our activities, and if there’s anything else you would like us to include, by getting in touch via email or social media.