Poem for Kids

A Number Nursery Rhyme

My poem is a classic nursery rhyme that teaches kids to count down from five.

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Five Little Stars

Bettina Van Vaerenbergh © more by Bettina Van Vaerenbergh

Published by Family Friend Poems May 2020 with permission of the Author.

Five little stars were twinkling,
Bright like never before.
One little star burned up -
Now there were only four.

Four little stars were complaining,
Complaining about the moon.
One exploded with anger -
Its end came way too soon.

Three little stars were glowing,
Glowing in the night.
One little star faded away -
It just stopped giving light.

Two little stars were exploring;
They ventured out in the sky.
One little star went missing -
And no one knows why.

One little star was dreaming
Of making your wish come true.
One little star fell down to earth -
Especially for you!



Bettina Van Vaerenbergh lives in Belgium, a small country in Europe. She and her husband are happily married. They have one grown daughter, and they share their home with an adorable poodle. Her passions are Jesus, cooking great food, long nature walks, Belgian chocolate, and reading and writing poetry. She’d love to touch other people with her...

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I really enjoyed this poem...it was simple but was very good for children.

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