The littlest Christmas tree
lived in a meadow of green
among a family
of tall evergreens.
Inspiring Poems for Kids
Poems that Teach a Moral Lesson
For children, the world is full of wonder and excitement. They are naturally curious about everything. The longer they live and the more they experience, the more they learn. Adults need to discuss some lessons with children to help them navigate difficult and confusing situations. Children need guidance to know what they should and should not do. These poems can be used as a conversation between children and adults about life lessons.
Discussion Poems for parents and teachers to use with children
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A Christmas Story For Children
The littlest Christmas treeFeatured Shared Story
This poem touched my heart and the story of your beautiful parents behind it... I have only come across it searching online. I will most certainly be reading up on all your other inspiring...
The mountain and the squirrel
Had a quarrel,
And the former called the latter
"Little prig."Featured Shared Story
I read this poem in 1965 when I carried a paperback book of poems in my backpack when an infantry soldier in Vietnam. We, the infantry group in which I served, were such a collection of...
Needing The Lord
Analysis of Form and Technique
There was a shepherd who fell fast asleep
So there was no one to see to his sheep.
The sheep were delighted, freedom at last
Followed the leader and ran away fast.Featured Shared Story
I love this poem. I send blessings to you, Beryl. The words mean so much for me, because I know that we are the sheep and also the shepherd. We need but recall our Spiritual Father, "God,"...
Limerick Poems About A Lesson Learned About School
I remember when I was small and cool,
I was always playing truant from school.
My mum used to say,
"You'll regret it one dayFeatured Shared Story
It's only now that I'm older I realise my school years were the best days of my life. If only I could turn back time.
Respecting One Another
On a bench, in Joe's little shed,
lying not too far apart,
were his ax and his switchblade,
having a quiet heart-to-heart.Featured Shared Story
The conversation between a blade and an ax is interesting, and it teaches a lesson. Nobody should be proud because of one's usefulness; everybody is needed but in a different way!
Learning Lessons From Mistakes
Come for me, sweet tomorrow.
Help me touch the sky.
Like a well-learned bird opens its wings,
I, too, want to fly high.Featured Shared Story
Committing mistakes and then learning from them can be a great lesson of life. It can truly evolve a person into a nice gentleman. I remember, after passing out of the university, I joined an...
The dolly sat upon the shelf
in the toy maker's shop all by herself.
The dolly only had one eye,
so all the children passed her by.Featured Shared Story
I loved this. It has a beautiful message in it and also made me cry. You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. Keep up the good work, Jeanette!
I am a small and precious child,
My dad's been sent to fight.
The only place I'll see him is in my dreams tonight.
He will be gone too many daysFeatured Shared Story
I'm a Soldier Dad. Son of a Soldier Dad. Son of a farmer from Ohio. Son of a German immigrant who served in the Civil War, a butcher from near Berlin. My children are grown and yet the fight...
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