Play with poetry can really open up new ways of understanding and expressing our own emotions and thoughts.
Simon Altmann is Emeritus Fellow at Brasenose College, Oxford University. His working life was as an eminent scientist and mathematician. Art has been a lifelong interest and he developed an international reputation as an art historian. He is also an enthusiastic poet. His poetry collection for children “Poems for Laurita” was published in 2020.
1. Read the poem aloud and give your initial impressions:
2. Make your chocolate box (refer to tips below). After you made it, you can decorate it and put some chocolates or, if it is big enough, you can hide inside it; let it become your castle.
1. Use the pictures below as inspiration for creating your chocolate boxes: