Burns Poetry

Have you heard of Rabbie Burns? I hope so!

He’s a famous poet who was born on 25th January 1759. His birthday is still celebrated around the world by holding Burns’ night celebrations. He’s sometimes called Scotland’s National Bard – Bard is another word for a poet.

We have some activities for pupils to ‘Be the Bard’ and practice their perfect poetry skills!

Resources & Downloads

  • Poetry activity 1 – for younger pupils (approx P3-5)
  • Poetry activity 2-  for older pupils (approx P6-7)

Poetry Activity 1

Poetry Activity 2