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Michael Rosen

Teaching sequences

Download a selection of new teaching sequences from Book Trust, packed with fun and inspiring activities to help you share and explore some of our favourite poetry books in the classroom



Michael Rosen poetry activities

Download free poetry activities for the classroom written by poet Mandy Coe, based on some of Michael Rosen's most popular poetry collections:



Poetry friendly classroom activities

A range of great fun poetry activity ideas for the classroom, suitable for use with a range of different poems, devised by poet Mandy Coe



Shape poem templates

Concrete poetry is a form of verse where the arrangement of works makes shapes and patterns that enhance the meaning of the poem. Download these ideas for exploring shape poems (coming soon!)


Display templates

Want to fill your classroom with poetry? Download ideas for displaying and publishing your pupils work, and some useful templates (coming soon!)


  • Poetry display and publishing ideas
  • Origami starbook template
  • Bookmark template
  • Footprint template

Recommended Poetry Books

Read about some of our favourite poetry books for children to share and enjoy.

Poets in Schools

Inviting a poet to visit your school can be a great way to create a buzz around poetry. Find out more about poets in school, as well as how to find a poet for a visit, and useful contacts.