Poetry Teatime with Bees

Today I want to share with you what our poetry teatime looks like! I aim to do tea with the boys once a week at least because it's such a sweet time around the table that the whole family enjoys.


Lately I have been learning more about Charlotte Mason and her philosophy around education. As I have been looking at different resources, I kept seeing this idea of poetry teatime, and as a lover of tea with my own impressive collection of tea cups and tea pots, I knew I wanted to add this into our homeschool rhythm!


By adding poetry teatime you'll be adding beauty and rest to your day and to your homeschool routine. Don't worry about making it fancy, it can be simple and still special! Keep reading to find out what we included in our teatime...

What you'll need-

  • Tea cups and tea: this is our favorite tea!

  • Honeybees: These cute little bees were inexpensive and the perfect touch to our bee themed poetry teatime!

  • Honeypot: My boys love to put honey in their tea, and this cute little honey pot with a dipper was so much fun for them!

  • Snacks: Winnie the Pooh Honey Bites (recipe below)

  • Bee coloring sheets: I found free bee printables that were perfect for my 2 and 4 year old to color while they sipped their tea.

  • Books: we chose When We Were Very Young by A.A. Milne and The Complete Tales of Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh Honey Bites Recipe:

  • 1/2 cup almond butter

  • 1/4 cup honey

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1/3 cup shredded coconut

  • 1/3 cup coconut flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Mix everything together in a bowl. Roll into balls 1 inch balls and place in the fridge for 1 hour. Enjoy!


The End

Poem by A.A. Milne


When I was One, I had just begun.

When I was Two, I was nearly new.

When I was Three, I was hardly me.

When I was Four, I was not much more.

When I was Five, I was just alive.

But now I am six, I'm as clever as clever

So I think I'll be six now Forever and ever.

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