Family Poems for Kids

Fun & Serious Family Poems for Children

All children are born into a family, and it’s with those people they create bonds, strong relationships, and lasting memories. Even when brothers and sisters get on each other’s nerves, deep down they love each other. Grandparents, mothers and fathers, and siblings hold a special place in a child’s heart.

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  1. Great Grandpa

    My Great Grandfather And His Life's Work

    Great Grandpa is a wise old man who says he's ninety-four.
    He tells me that he lost his leg fighting in some war.
    When I was just a little tot with eyes and nose still runny,
    He swears that he forgot my name, so now he calls me Sonny.

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    Balter's poem reminds me of my own grandfather whom I lost 49 years ago when he was 94. I remember his two habits very lucidly. He was a frugal eater. He used to weigh his food every time...

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  3. Fishing With My Grandpa

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

    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!

  4. Brother Trouble

    Fun Poem About Mixed Feelings For An Older Brother

    Of all the burdens I must bear,
    My brother's number one.
    Our parents really messed up there.
    They've raised an awful son.

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    A beautiful poem with childhood memories, both positive and negative. The experience of many younger brothers, I guess.

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  6. My Little Nephew

    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. From Dad

    • By Richard Burge
    • Published: June 2011
    A Dad's Love For His Children

    I never thought I could love someone
    The way that I love you.
    I'm completely fascinated
    With everything you do.

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    These values, considered to be outdated, have their own charm and importance. Love, after all, is the backbone of any society. Even plantation, animals and human beings long for love. Now, in...

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  8. My Best Friend, My Mother

    • By Linda S. Cooper-Freeman
    • Published: February 2006

    This woman as beautiful as can be.
    She's always been there for me.
    Yeah, she's my mother, my best friend too.
    Without her in my life,

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  10. Boys

    Poem About The Adventures Of Little Boys

    Bullseyes and targets, marbles and darts.
    Little green bugs and bicycle parts.
    Frogs in their pockets, worms in their shirt.
    A boy is a boy for all he is worth.

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  11. Open Arms

    • By Nicole R. Melson
    • Published: June 11, 2019
    My Father And Me

    You're the one with open arms
    When the darkness closes in.
    When the shadows come and the nightmares make it hard to sleep,
    You're always there to chase them all away.

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  12. Mommy Will Sing A Lullaby

    • By Wendy Evans
    • Published: April 2018

    All tucked up and snug in bed
    as angels stand guard above your head,
    Mommy will kiss away your fears.
    She'll stroke your hair and dry your tears.

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  13. Jovani

    • By Lexie Webster
    • Published: February 2011
    To My Baby Nephew

    You're my nephew, my only man.
    I can walk and hold your hand.
    When I see you, I see a light.
    When I see you, I hold on tight.

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