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  1. Snowball

    in Famous Children Poems

    I made myself a snowball
    As perfect as could be.
    I thought I'd keep it as a pet
    And let it sleep with me.

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    I love the humor, innocence and whimsy of this poem. But there's more here than meets the eye. If you look a bit deeper, you can see how we sometimes don't properly interpret our experiences,...

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  3. Let's Preserve Our Nature

    • By Arjun
    • Published: November 2015
    Stopping Pollution

    in Nature Poems for Kids

    The sun is shining,
    The sky is blue,
    The birds are flying,
    And the breeze is so cool.

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    Good poems and knowledgeable thoughts for kids' projects.

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  4. Fishing With My Grandpa

    • By Dawneisha Washington
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem About Spending Time With Grandpa

    in Family Poems for Kids

    My Grandpa and I do a lot of things together,
    But fishing with my Grandpa is the best ever.
    I love going to the lake when the sky is all blue.
    I love riding in my Grandpa's boat, too.

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    Love your poem about fishing with your Grandpa. There are millions of fish in the oceans and ponds, but being with your Grandpa is a beautiful bond! Enjoy every memory with him; it's priceless!

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  6. My Best Friend

    • By Abby Jenkins
    • Published: March 2011
    Dog Poem

    in Animal Poems for Kids

    Black and white
    Thick and furry
    Fast as the wind
    Always in a hurry

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    I've had many dogs in my life! Growing up as a little girl, I remember my father taking my younger sister and me to pick out our first dog. He was a terrier mix, and my father named him Spud...

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  7. Wind On The Hill

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    No one can tell me,
    Nobody knows,
    Where the wind comes from,
    Where the wind goes.

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    Yes, I absolutely love this poem. It just reads so beautifully and really grabs you as soon as you begin to read it. I just love anything that describes nature and weather and makes a person...

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  8. Now We Are Six

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    When I was One,
    I had just begun.
    When I was Two,
    I was nearly new.

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    I recited this to my granddaughter on her 6th birthday, and she beamed from ear to ear. Very sweet moment.

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  10. Listen To The MUSTN'TS

    in Famous Children Poems

    Listen to the MUSTN'TS, child,
    Listen to the DON'TS
    Listen to the SHOULDN'TS
    The IMPOSSIBLES, the WONT'S

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  11. The Rainbow

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    Boats sail on the rivers,
    And ships sail on the seas;
    But clouds that sail across the sky
    Are prettier than these.

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  12. Books

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

    in School Poems For Kids

    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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  13. Halfway Down

    in Famous Children Poems

    Halfway down the stairs
    Is a stair
    Where I sit.
    There isn't any

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    My mother loved this poem and often used to recite it, right up until just before she died at age 94. So it is special to me, as well.

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  14. A Lifelong Companion

    Let's Make Nature Our Friend

    in Nature Poems for Kids

    Have you ever chased the setting sun,
    just to have fun?

    Have you ever gazed at moon and stared,

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    This is a very beautiful poem that speaks of several aspects of nature, which takes us back to our childhood in which we lived in close contact with nature. We enjoyed pretending to play and...

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  15. Winter

    • By Olivia Kooker
    • Published: August 2011
    Eating Cookies And Drinking Hot Chocolate

    in Nature Poems for Kids

    If winter were a person, she would be a girl with frosty hair.
    Winter would wear snow pants, snow boots, gloves, a hat, and scarf.
    Winter would smell like hot chocolate and peanut butter and Hershey Kiss cookies baking in the oven.
    Winter would spend the day eating cookies and drinking hot cocoa by a lake.

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  16. The Swing

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    How do you like to go up in a swing,
    Up in the air so blue?
    Oh, I do think it the pleasantest thing
    Ever a child can do!

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  17. Friends

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    How good to lie a little while
    And look up through the tree!
    The Sky is like a kind big smile
    Bent sweetly over me.

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  18. What Is Pink?

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    What is pink? A rose is pink
    By the fountain's brink.
    What is red? A poppy's red
    In its barley bed.

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  19. Bed In Summer

    in Famous Children Poems

    In Winter I get up at night
    And dress by yellow candle light.
    In Summer, quite the other way,
    I have to go to bed by day.

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  20. A Riddle

    in Famous Children Poems

    There is one that has a head without an eye,
    And there's one that has an eye without a head.
    You may find the answer if you try;
    And when all is said,

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    Pins and needles

    Try this:

    The beginning of eternity,
    The end of time and space,
    The beginning of every end,
    And the end of every place.
    -The Guess Book (c. 1820)

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  21. Peace And Quiet

    • By Nadya Phillips
    • Published: November 2014
    Poem About Enjoying Time Outside

    in Nature Poems for Kids

    Peace is...
    When you are outside on a nice warm day
    With a cold glass of yellow lemonade.
    Slurp, slurp, slurp.

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  22. Little Boy Blue

    • By Emmanuel Perez
    • Published: May 2014
    Funny Poem About Sneezing During A Read Aloud

    in Funny Poems for Kids

    Please cover your nose.
    You sneezed on Miss Muffet
    and ruined her clothes.
    You sprayed Mother Hubbard

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    The poem gives a good lesson how to behave while you are sneezing.

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  23. Splishy, Sploshy Mud

    • By Ava F. Kent
    • Published: May 2017
    Playing In The Mud

    in Nature Poems for Kids

    Splishy, sploshy mud
    is the best type of crud!
    You can make pies,
    you can make mountains,

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  24. My Annoying Sister

    • By Mariah S. Thies
    • Published: February 2006

    in Family Poems for Kids

    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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  25. Lord, I Pray Each And Every Day

    • By Tilly Baley
    • Published: December 2017
    Prayer For A Hurting World

    in Poems by Kids

    Lord, I pray
    Each and every day
    For those who suffer from
    Grief and pain.

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  26. Snowy Sunday

    • By Khushi
    • Published: December 2017
    Kids Having Fun In The Snow

    in Poems for Kids

    The world is spinning
    round and round
    while snowflakes are falling,
    bound for the ground.

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  27. Spring

    • By David Feng
    • Published: March 2018
    Early Spring Poem

    in Nature Poems for Kids

    Beautiful fresh purple flowers on a hill
    Slowly moving water mill
    Clumps of wet frost on the ground
    Life is all around

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  28. My Little Nephew

    in Family Poems for Kids

    Whenever I see your sweetest smile,
    My pain and sorrow are gone for a while.

    Whenever I get mad because you're so unruly,

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  29. If I Were...

    • By Eva L. Robinson
    • Published: November 2016
    Dreaming Of What You Could Be

    in Inspiring Poems for Kids

    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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    Good poem. I'd like a poem that explains just one dream.

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  30. Mountains

    Majestic Peaks

    in Nature Poems for Kids

    Emerges above the land into their peak.
    It is the sky they constantly seek.

    From the far distance, we won't notice their height.

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  31. Sunbeam

    • By Pheilm G. Martin
    • Published: May 15, 2019

    in Nature Poems for Kids

    I'm just a little sunbeam.
    Along the floor I crawl.
    I climb up walls.
    I creep down halls.

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    A simple poem with a common idea. I love the metaphorical use of the idea.

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  32. Yip-Yip-Woof!

    • By Kristin Frederick
    • Published: October 2011
    Chihuahua And A Great Dane

    in Animal Poems for Kids

    Tiny Chihuahua,
    Humongous Great Dane.
    The difference between them
    Is really quite plain.

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  33. A Daydream

    • By Lolo T. Frenchie
    • Published: April 2017
    Benefits And Pleasures Of Daydreams

    in Inspiring Poems for Kids

    A daydream
    A world of extreme
    A fantasy place
    Or even outer space

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    I just got off the phone with my mom, and this poem made me smile

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