This holiday season, browse a selection of kid-friendly poems celebrating Christmas, Chanukah, and New Year’s Day, and check out all of the poems for Christmas and Chanukah on Poets.org.
For Human Rights Day on December 10, facilitate classroom discussions on equality and civil rights with this selection of poems about social justice.
In celebration of Emily Dickinson’s birthday, also on December 10, browse Poets.org’s Emily Dickinson Reader, which includes poems, essays, and other educational resources around her life and poetry.
For December 21, the first day of winter, consider teaching the lesson plan From Light to Dark and Back, which features poems about winter by Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Robert Hayden, and Mark Strand.
Happy holidays and a Happy New Year from Poets.org!