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How to make poetry stones

Learning type: Classroom activity
Category: Creative writing
Programme: Book Week Scotland, Live Literature
Language: English
Genre: Inspiration
Age group: 6-8, 9-11, 12-14, 15-18

Poetry stones are a fun and creative way to generate ideas for creative writing, especially poetry. They are versatile and can be enjoyed by any age group. This resource includes:

Note: this resource uses pebbles from a local beach to create the poetry stones. During lockdown, we recommend that you use grey or brown paper or card cut into circles and ovals to create your stones.

Find out more about creative writing for schools.