Learning resources

Inspiring the creation of nature poems by students and teachers.

The POEM FOREST Prize supports positive climate action by inviting students and teachers to write and publish poems inspired by nature. For every poem received a native tree planted will be planted on Dharawal and Wodi Wodi Country in Wollongong to increase canopy cover, create habitat and strengthen communities for generations.

What's inside this resource?

Our curriculum-aligned POEM FOREST Learning Resource is designed to support students and teachers to find inspiration before composing nature poems. It is packed with poems, creative activities and case studies that enrich outcomes across sustainability, First Nations cultures and histories, English and Science.

Kirli Saunders and Arika Waulu Poem Animations

Produced by Red Room Poetry in collaboration with ClickView, watch these animated video poems and complete the activities on page 14 of the learning resource to connect with Country.

Free Digital Workshops (live and on demand)

POEM FOREST poster for schools and libraries

Download the free POEM FOREST poster to motivate students or young poets in your community to participate in the prize. Contains all pertinent details as well as a QR Code for easy access to the website.

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