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8 Benefits of Reading Poetry With Your Child

8 Benefits of Reading Poetry With Your Child

  • It encourages creativity and imagination

  • It inspires artistic expression through critical thinking

  • It provides moments for self-reflections and expressing feelings

  • It helps youth connect with their emotions

  • It serves a positive and inspiring way to connect with youths

  • It provides a positive outlet for expressing thoughts, feelings and emotions

  • It can be used to develop confidence and courage through public speaking

  • It can be a catapult for authorship and entrepreneurship

Not sure where to start or how to write poetry? Here is a list of poet experts that may help guide you on your path.

Poem Resources

Universe Poems: Carol Natasha Diviney, Founder of Universe Poems EDITORIAL CO-DIRECTORS Sally Keith, Peter Streckfus and EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Gregg Wilhelm

Poetry Foundation: Founded in Chicago by Harriet Monroe in 1912 | The Academy of American Poets was founded by twenty-three-year-old Marie Bullock.


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