Poems for Kids

Poems for Kids

Rhyming Children's Poems

Children might not be interested in the mechanics and techniques involved in poetry writing. However, there is an effective way to get them interested in poetry. The key is to read them plenty of poetry written with children in mind. Many children's poems feature things that interest children, things they can relate to, like missing the school bus or cafeteria lunches. Funny poems are the best for getting kids motivated to write their own material. If a poem about underwear or bugs makes them laugh, they are likely to develop a love for poetry even at an early age.

All Types of Poems for Kids

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  1. My Spaceship

    I've a picture of Pluto,
    My white spacesuit,
    My robot Charlie,
    My red moon-boots,

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  3. A Quick Chant For Keeping You Safe At Halloween

    Acrostic Poem For Halloween Night

    Hobgoblins and spellbinders,
    Angels in rags,
    Liar or truthteller,
    Lacewitch or hag.

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  4. Fossils

    O, its bones may be colossal,
    But the trouble with a fossil
    Is that it doesn’t give a clue
    As to the creature’s actual hue.

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    I just love the poem. I had been feeling a bit low, and then I read your poem and the world felt like a brighter place. Thank you.

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  6. Word Works

    Riddle Poem

    I am in speak but not in tell,
    I am in whisper but not in yell,
    I am in peel but not in bell,
    And you’ll find me in spin as well as spell.

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  7. Travel For Fun

    I want to travel around the world for fun,
    And see different lands, one by one.
    But I would not like to travel by aeroplane, train, or by car -
    I would like to have a magic carpet that will take me afar.

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  8. My Dad Would Like To Be Santa

    His belly's getting bigger,
    And his hair is turning white.
    His eyes shine and sparkle
    Like the stars on Christmas night.

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  10. My Heart Says Goodnight

    • By Sarah Jane E. Conklin
    • Published: November 11, 2020
    Relaxation When Going To Sleep

    As I lay in bed
    While I go to sleep,
    My thoughts start to swirl 'round my head.
    To quiet my mind, I try to unwind,

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  11. Teacher's Torture

    Math Poem

    Add two times twenty-two,
    To twelve and twenty more,
    Take forty-five from fifty-five,
    Add four by forty-four.

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  12. Mystic Magination Night!

    Trick Or Treaters On Halloween

    On one mystic, magic night,
    Jack O Lanterns glowing bright,
    kids with bags of candy sweet,
    roam door to door and street to street,

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  13. There Is A Monster Under My Bed

    • By Ila A. Longley
    • Published: November 10, 2020

    There is a monster under my bed
    With big red eyes in his bumpy head.

    Long yellow teeth and a big hooked nose,

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    Brilliant! Everyone needs a mum and a kiss and their bear. I used to have a little dolly that scared away the monsters. Love your work. Excellent stuff.

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