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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  1. Summer Camp Souvenirs

    A Humorous Tale Of Attending Summer Camp

    When I got home from camp today,
    My parents almost died.
    They asked me how I got this way,
    And here's what I replied:

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  3. Sweet Treat Dream

    • By Gillian M. Ward
    • Published: May 21, 2019
    Dreaming Of A Chocolate World

    If my world were made of chocolate,
    I know what I would do.
    I'd make a chocolate mountain
    And share it all with you.

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    A lovely poem with innocent childhood imaginations.

  4. Grandad Can't See His Feet

    Funny Poem About Grandad Getting Fat

    Granddad's got new glasses,
    But he still can't see his feet.
    No, his eyes are not the problem.
    It's the amount of food he eats.

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    Grandma may be splittin hairs
    to call Grandpa rotund,
    but I believe she's got it right
    as he weighs in at a quarter ton!

    And just between you and me
    and the lamppost on the...

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  6. My Kitty

    Watching A Kitten Hunt

    I once had a kitty
    who had stripes in her fur.
    I could pet her and brush her,
    and boy could she purr.

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    Thank you, Brittany, for taking the time to comment on my poem. You were to kind with your words. I hope this poem brought a smile to your heart. -God Bless-

  7. The Thing!

    How To Make A Monster

    I once set out to make a fiend,
    A gruesome thing that no one's seen.
    A massive gore of teeth and claws
    With sixteen eyes and monster paws.

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    It's like the story of Frankenstein. The rhyme is very fantastic and word choice is pleasing to the atmosphere of the poem. The ending is very dramatic; that seems to me the best part of...

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  8. The Centipede

    I'm glad I'm not a real boy
    With proper feet like you.
    Imagine if I had to put
    A foot in every shoe.

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    Children's world is innocent, pure and beautiful. It is full of imagination. The adults who can identify with children and look at the world through their eyes make the world beautiful and...

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  10. Reflection

    A Child's Game On Washing Dishes

    I’ve heard mum say, and often too,
    That washing up’s a bore.
    Why she’d often give me tuppence
    Just to do that dreadful chore.

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    We had a large garden around our house. In the morning we found it covered with leaves. We children were taught by our mothers and aunts to sweep it drawing designs with ekel brooms. We...

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  11. My Shadow

    Thoughts About Shadows

    I quite often look at my shadow.
    I like how it follows me round
    And does all the same things that I do
    Without ever making a sound.

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  12. Granddad's Got Hair

    Growing Old And Going Bald

    Granddad's got hair on his fingers,
    Hair on his toes,
    Hair in his ears,
    Hair up his nose.

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  13. Ah! To Bear The Salty Air!

    Preparing For A Solo Ocean Voyage

    I planned to leave, one fateful day,
    Upon a burly craft.
    I told my friends, "I'll sail the seas!"
    But all of them just laughed!

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