Hours: Mon-Sat, 9:30 am-5:00 pm

Poetry Club

Program Details

Tuesdays, 4:00-4:30 p.m.
Ages 5 and Older*
Meets in the Creation Station

Included with Museum Admission

Watch your child develop his or her own unique voice as we craft our own poems to take home each week! We’ll tap into our creativity, stretch our imaginations, play with words, and learn about language using a variety of prompts and styles.

March Schedule

Poet of the Month: Dr. Seuss (March 2, 1904 – Sept. 24, 1991)

  • March 7: Rhyme
    Rhyming is just a part of phonemic awareness. Join us as we play with the letters, the sounds, and the words.
  • March 14: Limericks
    Funny or nonsensical, a limerick is five lines of fun!
  • March 21: Concrete Poetry
    We’ll take a look at how art and poetry blend as we play with words on the page.
  • March 28: Poet’s Prerogative
    Let your creative conscious flow, picking any poetic pattern to pursue your pleasure.

*Both early and experienced writers are invited to attend Poetry Club.

Additional Resources
  1. The Power of Poetry
    The Power of Poetry

    In addition to being fun, rhyming and poetry can strengthen a child’s memory, ability to recognize patterns, and phonemic awareness (i.e. his or her understanding that words are made up of sounds that fit together). Poetry also provides an outlet for self-expression and a means of seeing everyday experiences from different perspectives.

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