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Runny Babbit Returns Event Kit

May 2021

This is a picture of the book cover of Runny Babbit Returns.

Host a Runny Babbit Returns storytime with this event kit that includes reproducible storytime activities exploring poetry and the world of Shel Silverstein, a decorative event poster, a Runny Babbit standee, and Runny Babbit rabbit ears!  

Every Thing On It Event Kit

This kit has everything in it to celebrate Shel Silverstein’s newest poetry collection, Every Thing On It. Activities include a matching game, the “Italian Food” Word Search, and Shel Silverstein trivia. See Every Thing On It

Don’t Bump the Glump! Event Kit

Have you ever seen a Gritchen in your kitchen or dared to dance with a One-Legged Zantz? Enter Shel Silverstein’s zany zoo and meet his unusual characters in this kit with activities including a word finder and a matching game. See Don’t Bump the Glump!  

2016 Poetry Month Activities

Celebrate the world of Shel Silverstein with these brand-new printable activities from Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, Every Thing On It, and Runny Babbit.

Poetry Month 2015 Event Kit

In this kit of all-new thought-provoking and fun printable activities based on the wonderful cast of characters in Falling Up Special Edition and Runny Babbit, you’ll meet the Monkey, have fun with Headphone Harold, get silly with spoonerisms, and much more.

2013 Poetry Workshop Kit

In this brand-new kit, children will learn about many different types of poetry, gain clever tips to write their own, and compile their own poetry portfolio, all while having some fun along the way.

Poetry Month 2012 Event Kit

In this kit, the first to feature Every Thing On It, kids will delight in activities such as Shel-doku, make your own bookplates, word scrambles, and more.

Poetry Month 2011 Event Kit

Kids will learn to write their own poems, build vocabulary skills, and solve word puzzles in this kit celebrating all of Shel Silverstein’s poetry books.