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. Today The Teacher Farted

    • By Emma Briody
    • Published: May 2014
    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!

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    Haven't laughed that hard in a long time. Was researching poems about families for children to teach this term when I somehow came across this poem.
    Thank you so much!

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  3. Sick

    “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.

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    My 13-year-old daughter tried to pull it off. She said that her leg was broken, but then I told her we were going to have to take her to the doctor that way they could cut off her leg. She...

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  4. Who Am I?

    • By Chazz
    • Published: October 2011
    Riddle

    Who am I?
    I am a surprise
    I don't have eyes
    I'm wrapped in plastic

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    Oh, I hate guessing, but this poem made me smile...you could be a chocolate or maybe an ice cream!

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  6. 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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  7. My Big Fat Cat

    Homework Excuse

    I own a big fat cat-
    The fattest for miles around.
    Wherever there's lots of food,
    That's where he'll be found.

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    This story is hilarious and amazing! I'm personally a huge fan of cats, so this is like the best poem I have ever read. I love this poem so, so much, and I loved how well it took on the...

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  8. Candy Tree Shops

    Limericks Poems For Kids About Sweets

    If ice cream could be grown on the tree top,
    Tiny tummies would be liking it lots.
    Any fruit flavour
    For all to savour.

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    • Rating 4.22
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    Thank you for the congratulations on my winning the Summer Poetry Contest, Brother John. Winning was an unexpected surprise. To my mind, all of the entries were worthy winners. Yours I...

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  10. 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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  11. Sneezles

    Christopher Robin
    Had wheezles
    And sneezles,
    They bundled him

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    I wake up this morning, my 90-year-old body feeling well as it casually recites the Sneezles poem in the back of my mind. I have done so many other times! My four grown children are now...

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  12. 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-

  13. When The World Turned Upside Down

    • By Margaret A. Savage
    • Published: February 2017

    The day when the world
    turned upside down:
    when a frown became a smile
    and a smile became a frown.

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    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.
    Margie

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