Our Edward Lear limericks ask children to change the (rather unsatisfying) last lines or some of Lear's limericks for their own rhyming lines, making sure that the number of syllables and scansion is correct
Edward Lear Limericks Worksheets Example
Print out 20 limericks from Edward Lear, complete with his original funny illustrations. The booklet prints onto A4 paper and folds into an A5 booklet. Staple in the middle.
Here are 4 of our own limericks to enjoy with the kids. Print them out or put them up on the whiteboard / computer monitor to read together.