Spend some time with writers of children’s poetry at Scholastic’s Writing with Writers: Poetry. Three well-known poets discuss samples of their work, and give kids advice on their own poetry writing.
There is a webcast of Jack Prelutsky, Children’s Poet Laureate, as he amuses us with several of his well-loved poems.
Karla Kushin shares her poetry and offers advice on brainstorming and revising your poetry. Kids in grades K-12 can publish their own poems to the website, and read the poetry of other kids.
Jean Marzollo, the writer of the well-known I Spy riddles, offers advice and tips to kids on creating their own I Spy riddles.
Try the interactive Poetry Idea Engine to create and print a limerick, haiku, cinquain or free verse.