A guide to the World of Shel Silverstein for parents, educators, and librarians—create a Shelebration moment with young readers.
Whether you’re reading Shel Silverstein’s poems with your children, using his books to celebrate Poetry Month, or planning a Shelebration event at your home, school, or library, we have the resources you need to engage kids in Shel’s extraordinary world. Follow the links below for lessons, event kits, and activities to share with the children […]
Teach Shel at home or in the classroom with this all-new Common Core aligned teaching guide featuring discussion questions and writing activities for The Giving Tree; Don’t Bump the Glump!; A Giraffe and a Half; Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back; Where the Sidewalk Ends; and Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?
Inside this kit you’ll find unique classroom activities based on Shel Silverstein’s latest poetry book, Every Thing On It, that teach students to write, think, and draw poetry. Kids will be challenged to come up with rhyming words, draw an illustration in Shel’s signature black and white style, infer what happens in a poem, and much […]
In these activities based on Runny Babbit: A Billy Sook, kids will learn about spoonerisms, the clever twist on language that Shel Silverstein employs in this humorous book. Kids will practice speaking, translating, and even reciting the spoonerism poems. We guarantee a learning experience that’ll feel more like a Shelebration. See Runny Babbit