“I cannot go to school today,"
Said little Peggy Ann McKay.
“I have the measles and the mumps,
A gash, a rash and purple bumps.
Funny Poems for Kids
Funny Children's Poetry
Sometimes children with their fresh eyes looking at the world may be able to see that which an adults eyes pass over. There are many sayings to express this sentiment. One is, "out of the mouths of babes", another coined by a television show is, "kids say the darndest things". We recognize that as adults we have become jaded. We may miss hilarious ironies about the world that our children have to point out to us. If I had to take a guess, I would say that children are in the world for just this purpose.
Cute Poems for Children
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“I cannot go to school today,"Featured Shared Story
This poem is THE BEST! It's my all-time favorite poem, not only by Shel Silverstein, but above all the poems I've read! Shel Silverstein is the funniest, and this poem is hilarious! I totally...
Poem About Teachers Being Human
Today the teacher farted.
It was an awful smell.
It was just like a rotting egg,
Straight from the depths of hell!Featured Shared Story
LOL - Yes indeed, teachers are human. This had a nice rhythm, and the content was so much fun to read. I have no personal story about this subject but, trust me, I do it too.
I made myself a snowball
As perfect as could be.
I thought I'd keep it as a pet
And let it sleep with me.Featured Shared Story
I love the humor, innocence and whimsy of this poem. But there's more here than meets the eye. If you look a bit deeper, you can see how we sometimes don't properly interpret our experiences,...
I own a big fat cat-
The fattest for miles around.
Wherever there's lots of food,
That's where he'll be found.Featured Shared Story
As a cat lover, I definitely enjoyed this poem. You were very clever to do a new take on the old theme of "My dog ate my homework." And then the surprise ending about it landing on her plate...
The other night 'bout two o'clock, or maybe it was three,
An elephant with shining tusks came chasing after me.
His trunk was wavin' in the air an' spoutin' jets of steam
An' he was out to eat me up, but still I didn't screamFeatured Shared Story
This is truly a great poem describing the vivid imagination of children, and it does seem that children have an even deeper imagination when it comes to bedtime! I think this is a great poem...
The day when the world
turned upside down:
when a frown became a smile
and a smile became a frown.Featured Shared Story
Thank you - I do enjoy writing poems for children and have only been doing it seriously for a couple of years - so it's nice to get feedback.
Where did you get such a dirty face,
My darling dirty-faced child?
I got it from crawling along in the dirt
And biting two buttons off Jeremy's shirt.Featured Shared Story
So cute!! Like the spaghetti, chocolate, ice-cream. It's the kids that get the dirtiest, that have the most fun. It's a lifetime of adventure and silliness that they will remember forever....
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