Make Poetry Fun and Relevant for Every Child: an Interview with poet/educator Laura Shovan

READERS, I’d love to hear about your favorite books, anthologies, and techniques for connecting kids and poetry. Do you have special activities in your classroom for Poetry Month? A favorite website for poetry prompts? A rhyming game you love to lay? Please share your ideas and experiences in the comments section!
ICYMI: For more on techniques to help struggling readers, check out Relabeling Reluctant Readers or No More Reluctant Readers. For additional ideas of literacy games and activities to play with your family, try Bathroom Literacy or Reading Road Trip.  For  30+ ways to celebrate National Poetry Month, go to