Poems for Kids

Poems for Children

Children might not be interested in the mechanics and techniques involved in poetry writing. However, there is an effective way to get them interested in poetry. The key is to read them plenty of poetry written with children in mind. Many children's poems feature things that interest children, things they can relate to, like missing the school bus or cafeteria lunches. Funny poems are the best for getting kids motivated to write their own material. If a poem about underwear or bugs makes them laugh, they are likely to develop a love for poetry even at an early age.

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Dreaming Of What You Could Be
  • By Eva L. Robinson
  • Published: November 7, 2016
If I Were...

If I were a queen,
I'd rule a mighty land.
If I were a princess,
I'd take a prince's hand.

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A Christmas Story For Children
The Littlest Christmas Tree

The littlest Christmas tree
lived in a meadow of green
among a family
of tall evergreens.

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I loved it! I have never heard such a wonderful story! Christmas tree is my fav. Thanks for inspiring me.

A Tale Of Friendship And Sharing
The Robin And The Crow

A robin and a crow were perched upon a fence,
an unlikely combination, but they seemed to be good friends.
Standing in the mid-day sun each on a separate picket,
basking in its rays while staring at a cricket.

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A Funny Poem For My Sister
What Are We Going To Do With You?

Sometimes you drive us all crazy.
Sometimes me more than others.
But sometimes you yell
and kick at nothing for no reason.

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  • Rating 4.20
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I love it. She writes as if she knew how I feel for my two-year old grandson. When he's awake and active I cannot predict which furniture be ripped by him each day, but the joy that he...

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After My Parents' Divorce
  • By Kayla K. Eikermann
  • Published: February 2006
My Life

This is my life:

My parents are split up.
I can't believe that they gave up.

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  • Rating 4.15
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This is a very beautiful poem....I wish I could feel in this way. My parents got divorced when I was 4 years old, after that both of them got married and have their own families without...

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  • By Rivki
  • Published: July 2010
My Twin Sister

You boss me around
and tell me what to do.
You say our room is bound
and you're nasty when the sky is blue.

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  • Rating 4.02

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Best Friend With Books
  • By Sanya Tandon
  • Published: October 2011
Books

My best friend is a book
that doesn't give me a weird look.
It is like a golden door
that takes me to the land where I have never been before.

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  • By Olga Matushkina
  • Published: October 2011
Good Dreams

Knock, knock! Hush, hush.
Good dreams quietly march.
Like the fairies, they bring stories and tales,
And they sing their song: "Bala-boo, bala-bash."

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  • Rating 3.95
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Dear Olga,
My daughter had to choose a poem to recite in school, and she picked yours. It's nicely written and appropriate for children (my daughter is 8 years old). I've just came...

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  • By Mariah S. Thies
  • Published: February 2006
My Annoying Sister

I have a little sister.
She bothers me a lot.
When we get in trouble,
She laughs and never gets caught.

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  • Rating 3.86

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