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. Grandad Can't See His Feet

    Funny Poem About Grandad Getting Fat

    Grandad'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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  3. 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-

  4. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Sleepy

    The Peculiar Nature Of Sleep

    There is this funny guy I know.
    Sleepy by name and sneaky as can be.
    I never know where he comes from,
    Only that he creeps up on me.

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    It is a very simple poem highlighting the importance of sleep. Sleep is an integral part of human behavior. Without it, everything becomes useless. Good health can't be achieved without...

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  13. Snowball

    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.

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    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,...

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