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The Little Boy and the Old Man – Shel Silverstein

Here’s a great poem to act out. A dialogue between a young boy of about four and an old man of around 75, so the characters have to sound very different from each other. The Little Boy and the Old … Continue reading

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Bear In There – Shel Silverstein

The Henry Brothers are more than a little partial to bears, and bears of all kinds. Be they polar, or brown, hairy or scary. We are big fans of Michael Rosen’s ‘Bear Hunt’ which we often recite and perform and … Continue reading

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What happens if you add a sicle to your pop? – a poem by Shel Silverstein

Shel Silverstein wrote an amazing book called ‘A Light in the Attic’. A book full of silly, fun, delicious on the tongue poems. His words twist and jive, are nonsensical and alive. Let me give you an example: What happens … Continue reading

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