I love to have creative and different activities for students to do in the library throughout the year. I believe these activities bring students into the library and allow them to see the library as more than just a place to check out books.
For National Poetry Month this April, I decided to set-up three poetry stations that would allow students to create their own poetry. Although I am a former English teacher, I don't really enjoy reading poetry, so keeping that in mind, I wanted to make our celebration of poetry something fun and interactive. Searching on Pinterest, I found three great ideas: blackout poetry, magnetic poetry, and found poetry.
Students were able to create their poetry whenever they were in the library. The students loved the activities and created some awesome poetry to display on the library windows!