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. My Annoying Older Sister!

    • By Thanjena Begum
    • Published: July 2012

    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.

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  3. My Life After My Parents' Divorce

    • By Kayla K. Eikermann
    • Published: February 2006
    Positive Divorce Poem From Child's Perspective

    This is my life:

    My parents are split up.
    I can't believe they gave up.

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    I love this poem and relate to it very much! I'm using it for a class presentation. After my parents got divorced, God blessed me with the best bonus mom ever! She even feels like my own. My...

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  4. 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!

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  6. My Grandpa's 87

    • By Jack Vance
    • Published: February 2006
    If I Could Kill Cancer

    My grandpa was 86.
    And when he was 87
    He died.

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    I have to recite a poem in my assembly. Felling like a lighthead now. This poem is awesome.

  7. What Are We Going To Do With You?

    A Funny Poem For My Sister

    Sometimes you drive us all crazy.
    Sometimes me more than others.
    But sometimes you yell
    and kick at nothing for no reason.

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    This poem just reminds me of my daughter and how she gets on her big brother's nerves. She is a sweet thing to have around, but you can never tell what she will do in the next minutes. Most...

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  8. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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.

  12. Daddy, I Love You

    • By Claire Anderson
    • Published: September 2008
    Valentine's Day Poem For Dad

    Daddy, I love you
    For all that you do.

    I'll kiss you and hug you

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    Here is a poem from me to you. I love you. You love me too. On this Valentine's Day I wanna be with you, be with you. Hold me around your arms. I love you.

  13. A Mom Is Like A Present

    A mom is a person to stand right
    beside you until the very end.
    She'll always be there for you,
    no matter where or when.

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    It's a loving and inspiring poem. I loved it. The best poem I've ever read!

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