Poems for Children

Poetry For Kids

Poetry for children captures the essence of childhood: the fun, the laughter, the hope, and the inquisitive nature of exploring their world. Exposing kids to poetry early is a great way to build reading skills and a love for poetry. Children will learn new words, practice reading aloud with expression, and be exposed to rhymes. Children's poetry makes reading fun, which will ignite a passion for the spoken and written word.

33 Most Popular Poems for Children

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  1. 1 Sick By Shel Silverstein

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  2. 2 Being Brave At Night By Edgar Guest

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  3. 3 Life Doesn't Frighten Me By Maya Angelou

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  4. 4 Snowball By Shel Silverstein

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  5. 5 Let's Preserve Our Nature By Arjun

    Stopping Pollution

    in Nature Poems for Kids

    • Stories 1
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  7. 6 My Best Friend By Abby Jenkins

    Dog Poem

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    • Stories 9
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  8. 7 Wind On The Hill By A. A. Milne

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    • Stories 8
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  9. 8 Now We Are Six By A. A. Milne

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  10. 9 When The World Turned Upside Down By Margaret A. Savage

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  11. 10 Waiting At The Window By A. A. Milne

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  12. 11 The Rainbow By Christina Rossetti

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  13. 12 Friends By Abbie Farwell Brown

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  15. 13 My Next Door Neighbor Is A Witch By Samiya Vallee

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  16. 14 A Worm In My Pocket By Jodee Samano

    Boys And Things That Crawl

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  17. 15 Grandpa's Lesson By Randall W. West

    How Not To Be A Sore Loser

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  18. 16 My Big Fat Cat By Christian M. Mitewu

    Homework Excuse

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  19. 17 Englksh Is A Pane By Alan Balter

    Humorous Poem About The Inconsistencies Of English Language

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  20. 18 The Spider And The Fly By Mary Howitt

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  21. 19 Halfway Down By A. A. Milne

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  22. 20 Listen To The MUSTN'TS By Shel Silverstein

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  23. 21 The Moon By Robert Louis Stevenson

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  24. 22 Sneezles By A. A. Milne

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  25. 23 Dirty Face By Shel Silverstein

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  26. 24 The Swing By Robert Louis Stevenson

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  27. 25 My Shadow By Robert Louis Stevenson

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  28. 26 Today The Teacher Farted By Emma Briody

    Poem About Teachers Being Human

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  29. 27 The Mountain And The Squirrel By Ralph Waldo Emerson

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  30. 28 Books By Sanya Tandon

    Best Friend With Books

    in School Poems For Kids

    • Stories 1
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  31. 29 Look Outside By Josie Greveling

    Poem On Pollution

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    • Stories 22
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  32. 30 Morning Fog By Bettina Van Vaerenbergh

    An Adventure On A Foggy Morning

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  33. 31 Message From Nature By Kshma Lal

    Lessons Learned From Nature

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  34. 32 If I Were... By Eva L. Robinson

    Dreaming Of What You Could Be

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  35. 33 If I Were King By A. A. Milne

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