Short Poems For Kids

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99 Short Poems For Children - Popular Poem For Kids

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  1. Granddaddy

    • By Pondra C. Tuten
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem Wishing A Sick Grandfather Well

    in Family Poems for Kids

    Granddaddy, Granddaddy,
    You are the best.
    I love you with mind and spirit
    And all the rest.

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  3. 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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  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 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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  7. 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.

  8. What Love Is

    • By Alyshia R. Thomas
    • Published: February 2006
    Short Poem Of Love From Young Daughter To Mother

    in Poems by Kids

    True treasure is not found on ships, in chests of silver and gold.
    True treasure is not ruby rings or jewels from long ago.
    You don't need a treasure map to find chests beneath the sea.
    True treasure is simply the love and joy found in you and me!

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    Love your poem! Moms are our biggest treasure. Children are a mother's biggest treasure. Thank you for sharing! I really enjoyed your poem!

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  10. 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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    Featured Shared Story

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

  11. My Annoying Older Sister!

    • By Thanjena Begum
    • Published: July 2012

    in Family Poems for Kids

    A jelly I ate,
    The one my sister made.
    Made me want to faint.
    She keeps stealing my paint

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    You are lucky to have your sister. Mine left me 3 years ago. I hope you will be able to enjoy the moments with your sister.

  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Now We Are Six

    in Famous Children Poems

    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.

  15. Wind On The Hill

    in Famous Children Poems

    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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. I Love My Brother

    • By Imogen Kate Hindson
    • Published: March 2008

    in Poems by Kids

    My brother is sweet,
    My brother is nice,

    When I am upset,

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    I love this poem because this is what I am going through with my brother.

  19. Love, Pink

    • By Allison Horwitz
    • Published: May 2010
    Sister May Be A Dork

    in Poems by Kids

    My sister,
    She may be a dork.
    She may be a nerd.
    She may not be the thinnest

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  20. A Guilty Angel

    • By Jim-Jam-F
    • Published: July 2012

    in Poems by Kids

    My little sister really winds me up.
    She made me smash my mum's best cup.
    And every time she kicks my chair,
    I really wish she wasn't there.

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    Well done. This is great. I loved it. Hope you write some more.

  21. 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

  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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.

  25. The Rainbow

    in Famous Children Poems

    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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  26. My Twin Sister

    • By Rivki
    • Published: July 2010
    Twins Sharing Bedroom

    in Family Poems for Kids

    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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  27. 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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  28. Glow Worm

    • By Taylor Russell
    • Published: October 2011
    Short Funny Poem For Kids

    in Animal Poems for Kids

    Oh, I wish I were a glow worm,
    for a glow worm's never glum,
    'cause how can you be grumpy
    when the sun shines out your bum!

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  29. 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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  30. Friends

    in Famous Children Poems

    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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  31. Dreams

    • By Chelsea
    • Published: April 2017
    Get Lost In A Dream

    in Poems by Kids

    Dreams
    are boats
    that drift you away
    to the place you desire.

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  32. The Swing

    in Famous Children Poems

    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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  33. 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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