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Poetry Cat: Poetic Devices Review Game

If you liked my last figurative language game, Orpheus the Lyrical, you’re going to LOVE Poetry Cat. Poetry Cat is a brand new reading video game that you can play for free on tablets and desktop computers. Poetry Cat challenges and encourages students to master figurative language techniques and poetic devices. It features fun, compelling, and unique gameplay. Students play a cartoon cat collecting balls of yarn in 50 levels that get progressively harder. They are opposed by dogs, birds, spikes, and other level obstacles. When players get hit, they must answer a question about poetry correctly, or they will die. Trust me, they will get hit a lot. Since the gameplay is very addicting, students will want improve their familiarity with poetic devices so that they can advance in the game.

Students will answer hundreds of poetry questions.

While Orpheus the Lyrical is a great game, it only covered 4 figurative language techniques: simile, metaphor, personification, and hyperbole. Poetry Cat has a much greater educational scope. It covers 10 poetic devices: simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, understatement, alliteration, allusion, onomatopoeia, rhyme, and repetition. Poetry Cat has a total of 500 examples covering these poetic devices, so students will have to play for a long time before the questions start repeating. Students will be exposed to SO much poetry. The best part is that they won’t even realize it because the gameplay is so much fun. I truly believe that educational video games can help us reach some of our more distant students in ways that worksheets never will. Poetry Cat represents part of my greater effort to make a variety high-quality, free reading video games available to students and educators.

Poetry Cat can be played in any browser for free. It doesn’t work on phones, but it does work on most tablets, and it works on any computer with a modern web browser. It is also available as an application in the App Store. So, if you have iPads in your school, I highly recommend that you get someone to install Poetry Cat on them. It’s free, fun, and educational. Everybody wins. You can also support Ereading Worksheets buy purchasing the ad free version for $2.99. Bulk discounts are available to educational institutions through the App store.

I know that you and your students will love Poetry Cat. Help me spread the word by sharing the game with your friends and colleagues. Comment below or in the App Store to let me know what you think. Thanks for visiting!

Links to Poetry Cat
Play Poetry Cat for Free on the Internet
Download Poetry Cat for Free on iPads in the App Store
Buy Poetry Cat for your iPad without ads for only $2.99

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  1. Logan

     /  May 24, 2022

    I CANT PLAY IT ON MY IPAD!!!! I DID IT YESTERDAY BUT IT DID NOT WORK!!! PLEASE MAKE IT FOR IPADS!!!! Oh, and me and my friends would love if you made a poetry dog would be awesome and maybe make it to where there’s over 1000 levels! Thanks!:)

  2. me

     /  December 9, 2021

    I need help on level 32.

    • I don’t remember level 32. I haven’t played since I made the game like 8 years ago or something.

      Can you describe level 32?

  3. Emma

     /  August 15, 2021

    there are too many animals i cant even get past level 15!!! >:(

  4. pablo

     /  January 23, 2020

    I need help on poetry cat and level 48

  5. grady

     /  November 1, 2019

    how do you beat level 4

    • You have to hold the JUMP button when you land on the spring. Then you can do the super jump and get to level 5. Thanks for playing!


     /  August 24, 2019

    its a fun game but the questions are hard

  7. Goshaq

     /  May 1, 2019

    Can you make it so that the teachers ca put questions in the game And can you make a history cat game please

    • I could potentially offer this as a service if more people were interested. That’s a pretty big task though.

      • W

         /  May 10, 2021

        YES PLEASE DO THAT!!! In my school and especially class we LOVE poetry cat and would really love this if it was added!

  8. Ruby

     /  March 23, 2019

    Let me play poetry cat?!!! 🙁


     /  May 25, 2018

    exactly! it’s a very nice place for learning and knowing various topics. Thanks.


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