Poetry in Primary Education

Liam G. Martin
3 min readFeb 10, 2020

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Poetry can be an invaluable tool in primary education. It allows the child to play with words, to have fun with them, and to think of them much more dynamically than other forms of literature allow. Poetry can be something very meaningful and individual. But it can also be something very social, something a child can read aloud or share. There are numerous benefits to introducing a…