With only 3 letters, 'ant' provides a simple introduction to the idea of acrostic poetry!
Animal Acrostic Poem Printables
Our animal acrostic poem printables come in four variations and we hope they will spark off some creative poetry writing! The printables also make useful illustrated frames for other classroom writing projects.
The aim of this acrostic poem printable is to write a line beginning with each letter in the word 'BABOON' - starting two lines with the letter 'O' is a bit of a challenge! We have four versions to choose from.
Revise what you know about badgers, or get the creative juices flowing, by printing out these fun badger acrostic poem printables! They make cute stationery pages for younger kids too.
Here's a fun way for young children to practise their acrostic poem skills - only three lines required! These bat acrostic poem printables are also useful as writing frames.
Acrostic poems work by starting each line with the letter from a word; in this case, BEAVER! You could write about the characteristics of the animal, or his habitat. There are several versions available to print so choose the one that suits you.
With yellow and black bold text, our 4 page bee acrostic poem printable has four designs. Choose from lined or unlined, and with or without a picture.
Get the kids to write an acrostic poem about a bee - perfect for a summer theme. They can colour the picture in too!
You can choose from 4 pages in our beetle acrostic poem printable. I think I would choose one with the cute beetle on!
Our fun bison acrostic poem printable comes in four options, lined or unlined, and with or without a picture.
Black cats are often associated with witches and Halloween, but this cute black cat acrostic poem printable will appeal to cat lovers as well as those celebrating Halloween...
Write about the bumble bee with this fun acrostic printable. If the acrostic poem is too challenging for your age-group, the printable works well for all sorts of other writing projects too, with four different versions available.
Whether it is for Easter or simply that you love bunnies, have fun being creative with our Bunny Acrostic Poem Printables. We have blank and lined versions, with and with out pictures so you are sure to find one to suit.
Use this pretty acrostic paper to inspire an acrostic poem for the word BUTTERFLY - a little challenging, perhaps? Four versions available below.
Use our butterfly acrosic poem to inspire some creative writing. The pdf has four different pages for you to choose from.
Children can show off what they know about camels by writing a poem on our camel acrostic poem printable.
Encourage the children to get creative with an easy acrostic poem using the letters in the word CAT. You could also use these printables as writing frames. Four versions available below:
Writing an acrostic poem with the letters CATERPILLAR is a challenge. The unlined versions of our caterpillar acrosic poem printable make good drawing frames if you prefer. There are 4 different pages in the one file so you can print the one you need.
There are four versions of this cheetah acrostic poem printable; lined and unlined, with or without graphic. If you are not feeling poetic they make useful writing or drawing frames!
Corgis are Queen Elizabeth II's favourite breed of dog! Can the children write a corgi-themed acrostic poem fit for a queen?
With only three lines, and a gorgeous graphic, our cow acrostic poem printable is a fun way to introduce acrostic poems to young children.
Chewing the cud Out in the field Whispering moo
This cricket acrostic poem printable is designed for the minibeast not the sport! Two of the pages have a cute cartoon cricket in the corner whilst two are plain.
A good starting point for writing a crocodile acrostic poem might be brainstorming some 'C' or 'O' words! Or you can simply use these fun printables for drawing and writing frames...
Get the kids working on their acrostic poems with these fun printable pages! You might also find them useful as writing frames for your deer projects ...
Here's a nice acrostic poem idea for beginners, using the first letters of the word DOG. Not too testing! Choose from four printables, which also make good writing or drawing frames.
Have fun in the classroom with these dolphin acrostic poem printables. Test the children's poetry writing skills - or use the printables for notices or writing frames instead.
You can choose from 4 versions of our donkey acrostic poem printable. With no need to rhyme acrostics are a fun introduction to poetry. The lines of the poem must begin with the letters D O N K E Y in turn.
Echidna's are quite an unusual animal and quite a difficult word to spell too! Perhaps writing an acrostic poem about them will complement what the children have learned about these funny animals, and help them learn how to spell 'Echidna' too!
Keep the children busy with a fun challenge. Can they write a poem about elephants with lines beginning with the letters 'ELEPHANT'? We have four elephant acrostic poem printables that they can display their finished poem on.
Here's a nice acrostic poem idea for beginners, using the first letters of the word FISH. Choose from four printables, which also make good writing or drawing frames.
Use these fun printables to encourage some acrostic poetry - although honestly I can't think how you would start a sentence with the letter X! Luckily the printables make great writing frames too!
With four simple and bold acrostic poem designs in one pdf, you can have some creative fun with our frog acrostic poem printable! Here's one we made earlier...
Enjoy these frog acrostic poem printables - 4 variations to suit all ages. Useful for writing projects of all sorts, not just acrostic poems!
This gazelle acrostic poem printable to challenge the children on their poetry skills! We have these printable sheets for many different African animals.
The giraffe on our giraffe acrostic poem printable is so cute I think I'd definitely be chosing one of our versions with graphics for my project. If you want though we have lined and blank versions without the graphic to print and use.
Use this goat acrostic poem printable as part of a farm topic, or perhaps for Chinese New Year. A four letter acrostic shouldn't challenge the children too much, although goats aren't the easiest animal to write poetry about, perhaps!
Here's a more challenging acrostic poem printable featuring the word 'GOLDFISH'. Perhaps the children can write an acrostic poem all about their pet goldfish if they have one? Younger children can use the printables as writing or drawing frames too.
Will you decide to use our printable as a frame or are you brave enough to attempt the challenge of coming up with a grasshopper acrostic poem? There are four pages to our pdf so you choose and print the one that best suits your need.
Here's a real challenge for older children who love writing poetry - an acrostic poem using the word GROUNDHOG! Our fun printables also make useful writing or drawing frames.
Use our hedgehog acrostic poem printables to encourage the kids to pen a poem! They make fun writing frames too. Four versions available.
Our lovely hippo acrostic poem printable will help children feel pride in their poem work when they see it presented nicely. We have four versions, some of which make great writing frames too.
Have a go at an acrostic poem using the letters of the word HORSE, and write it out on one of our phone acrostic poem printables. They also make a good writing frame for the classroom.
Acrostic poems are simple poems where the first letter of each line forms a word - in this case, HYENA. You can also use the printables as writing frames for younger children.
Our fun printable acrostic paper is bound to help your child's creativity when it comes to writing an acrostic poem about an INSECT! It makes a lovely writing frame too.
This jellyfish acrostic poem printable is a great way to test the kids' poetry skills - a fun activity after a trip to an aquarium perhaps? We have four options to suit different ages and abilities.
To be honest, this isn't the easiest of acrostic poems! It might challenge the kids to come up with a poem starting each line with the first letter of the word KANGAROO, but our printable paper may help keep them going! Four versions available, with and without illustration.
With four versions to choose from, you should find a koala acrostic poem printable to suit the age and inclination of your children here! The printables also make useful writing frames.
Ladybird, Ladybird... use this lovely printable acrostic paper as inspiration for your own ladybird acrostic poem. It might be quite tricky with that many letters!
There are four versions of our ladybird acrostic poem printable in the one pdf below: with lines and without and with pictures or without. Just print the page the you want.
Brush up your acrostic poetry with this fun LADYBUG printable! Choose from four versions. It makes a fun writing frame, too.
The red and black of this ladybug acrostic poem printable makes it eyecatching whether you choose a page with the pictures or decide just to go for the text.
Get the kids to write an acrostic poem about a lamb - perfect for Spring or a farmyard theme - and use our printable pages to write it out and put it up on display.
Our lion acrostic poem printable is simple and inspiring enough to make it a great introduction to acrostics for young children. Here is ours:
This fun lobster printable is bound to inspire the kids to write a fun acrostic poem! Or you can use as a writing frame instead.
Follow up a zoo visit with some creative writing using our meerkat acrostic poem printables. With two lines starting with 'E' this one might be quite a challenge!
We've got four versions of our mole acrostic printable to suit all ages of children, and to allow for children who would like to draw their own pictures or use ours. Click the links below to choose which printables you would like.
Use these printable pages to encourage some creative acrostic poetry with MONKEY as the starting point! Alternatively, these pages make useful writing or drawing frames too.
We've got 4 varieties of our moose acrostic poem printable here for you to choose from, in the pdf below. Just choose the one that is right for your kids.
Here's a fun way to get the kids practising their acrostic poem skills - writing a poem about a mouse, and presenting it on one of our fun printable pages! They are also useful as writing frames for younger children.
Octopus is quite a tricky word to make an acrostic poem from - perhaps begin by brainstorming words starting with the letter O? We have four versions to choose from to present the finished poem.
Our acrostic poem printables make poetry work fun - and here are four to choose from for your O-T-T-E-R poems! They also make lovely writing frames for younger children.
I don't really know how you can write an acrostic poem about an OX - but we've included it here as it makes up one of the 12 animals of the Chinese Zodiac. The printables do make useful drawing or writing frames, too - perhaps a better use for this one!
We have four versions of our panda acrostic available to print, lined and unlined, with and without picture, so you are sure to find one to suit.
This acrostic poem might be a good place to start with younger children, who won't be too taxed to come up with a three-line poem. Use the printable pages for writing (or drawing) frames too.
Acrostic poems can simply describe the subject (in this case, a polar bear), or you can even tell a short story within your poem! Our printables also make lovely writing or drawing frames.
The kids can get their thinking caps on to come up with an acrostic poem using the letters of R-A-B-B-I-T. Our printables make it more fun!
This sweet rabbit frame seemed just about the right size for a R-A-B-B-I-T acrostic poem - so here it is in ready-to-print form!
Writing an acrostic poem about a RAT shouldn't be too difficult - although perhaps it is only one that you would think about writing at Chinese New Year, because the rat is rarely someone's favourite animal, and certainly not one to inspire poetry in the normal course of events!
Bring some Christmassy spirit to your creative writing with our reindeer acrostic poem printable. It might be worth starting with a brainstorming session for words beginning with the letters REIN and D!
Kids can have a go at writing an acrostic poem about rhinos, then write it out carefully for display on our printable page. The page also makes a useful writing or drawing frame, too.
Our cute sea lion acrostic poem printable comes in four options, lined or unlined, and with or without a picture. Challenge older kids to write an acrostic poem about these lovely animals, or use as a writing frame for younger children.
Seahorses are very interesting creatures, and a great subject to write an acrostic poem about! If that seems a bit too tricky, our printables also make great writing and drawing frames.
Children can use our printables to write a chilling acrostic poem using the first letters of the word SHARK! We have four variations. Some work well as writing or drawing frames, too.
Hopefully the kids will be inspired to produce some excellent acrostic poems about sheep with these fun printables! We have four versions to choose from. They make useful writing frames too, for younger children.
Skunk isn't the easiest of words to make an acrostic poem from, so maybe start by brainstorming words beginning with the letters S, K, U, and N? This printable also makes a lovely frame for presenting writing and drawing work.
You might not like snails if you are a gardener, but you could still get the kids to try and write an acrostic poem on one of our colourful printable pages.
We have four versions of this fun SNAKE acrostic poem printable for you - perfect for Chinese New Year or a reptile them. Use as writing frames too.
A lovely green snake wraps itself around our second SNAKE acrostic poem printable - useful for all sorts of writing projects, not just poetry!
Here's a black and white snake frame for children to colour in, with the letters of "SNAKE" all ready for an acrostic poem.
Have a go at an acrostic poem using the first letters from the word SPIDER, and write it down on this lovely acrostic paper! You can use the printable as a writing frame, too.
Our spider acrostic poem printable is a fun creative writing activity for Halloween or a minibeast project. There are 4 versions to choose from in one downloadable pdf.
Have a go at a acrostic poem using the word SQUIRREL. This pretty printable will make it all the more fun!
Have some fun with these squirrel acrostic printables - see if the kids can come up with some good squirrel poems!
Follow up a visit to an aquarium with some creative writing using our fun starfish acrostic poem printables. Choose from four versions to suit all ages.
Scroll down for four colourful printable acrostic poem printables using the letters from the word Tiger. We have blank, lined and illustrated versions to suit all ages.
This lovely turtle acrostic poem printable will help the kids put pen to paper to write a new poem! It would also make a nice writing or drawing frame...
The kids can have a go at writing an acrostic poem about the warthog with the help of this printable - which also works well as a simple writing sheet for younger children.
Here's a nice challenge for the kids - to write an acrostic poem using the letters from the word WHALE. We have four printables to choose from to make it more fun - and they make nice writing frames too!
The children will need to start three lines of their wildebeest acrostic poem with the letter 'E' - quite a challenge! We have blank, lined and illustrated versions to suit all ages.
Our wolf acrostic poem printable is a simple introduction to writing acrostic poetry, so it's ideal for younger children. This lovely printable also makes an excellent writing or drawing frame!
Have some fun writing a WOMBAT acrostic poem! Choose from four variations of printable, two with illustration and two blank for your own. They also make a good writing frame for younger children.
"Wriggly" would be a good starting word for a worm acrostic poem! Help children brainstorm words for their poem and then they can choose one of our four versions of worm acrostic poem printable to present it on.