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My First Riddle 2022

Reception

Get imaginations fired up with this fun poetry activity!

This fun competition encourages younger pupils to use their senses and imagination to create their own original riddle. Your child can write their riddle on any theme, from their favourite book to people, places or animals.

If your child is creative they don't have to use a template, they can write their own freestyle riddle poem! There are also 5 templates to choose from, should you prefer to give your young writer one of these. You can download them below, along with ideas of videos to watch to engage them with poetry and our recommended reads list.

If you haven't got a printer, don't panic! You're welcome to help your child write out their poem and send us a photo instead!


Prizes

My First Riddle 2022 Prize

Our 5 favourite published little poets will each win a £20 National Book Token! 

Winners are chosen from entries received in the Spring Term 2022.

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