Looking at the World:
Observational Drawings & Poems

(grades 2-3)



During the spring of 2011 I visited Abraham Lincoln Elementary in Highland Park, IL. An after-school 'poetry club' met regularly and created some great work. Check out these observational drawings and poems--which demonstrate the power of paying attention....and playfulness!



Dear Baby Squid, by David
Dear Hula Hoop, by Gabby
Five Ways of Looking at a Bird's Nest, by Suzanne
Five Ways of Looking at a Paintbrush, by Suzanne
Five ways of looking at a Haggy old Garden Glove, by Zach
Five Ways of looking at a Plant container, by Jared


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