School Poems For Kids

Poetry about school helps kids deal with their school experience. Poems about School covers important topics such as the teacher student relationship, friendships, bullying and social interactions with peers. Exploring complex issues such as school with poetry is a great way for children to process it all.

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  1. Cleaning House In My Brain

    • By Kalli Dakos
    • Published: May 28, 2020
    Back To School Poem

    I'm cleaning house
    In my brain,
    Time again.

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  3. Homework Stew

    I cooked my math book in a broth
    and stirred it to a steaming froth.
    I threw in papers—pencils, too—
    to make a pot of homework stew.

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  4. I'm Sick

    • By Abbie
    • Published: May 2014
    Excuses For Not Going To School

    "I cannot go to school today,"
    Said little Peggy Ann Makey.
    "My glasses broke.
    I think I'm going to choke.

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    I thought it was such a good poem. It goes to show children will be children through the years. I had to laugh. It made me think of my own children and myself growing up, how miraculously...

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  6. I Can't Wait For Summer

    I can’t wait for summer, when school days are done,
    to spend the days playing outside in the sun.
    I won’t have to study. No homework, no tests.
    Just afternoons spent on adventures and quests.

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  7. Let Me Out Of The Class

    (sing to the tune of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game")

    Let me out of the classroom.
    Let me out of the school.

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  8. Ache

    When teams are picked, for playground games,
    I never seem to hear my name.
    I stand and watch the choices made
    And, one by one, my hopes all fade.

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  10. Popular


    I’d like to be popular, just for a term,
    To stand with the in-crowd, be given a turn,
    To be called smart and help others to learn,
    But I can’t see it happening to me.

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  11. Sleepyhead

    Getting Up Mornings For School

    Oh, please let me have another half hour in bed.
    It feels like the pillow is stuck to my head.

    I'm cozy and I'm warm and my dreams are all nice.

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    The poem is a play on the feelings of children. It is very interesting. Not only children, but we adults too are sometimes reluctant to get up in the cold morning. The poem took me back to my...

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  12. Books

    • By Sanya Tandon
    • Published: October 2011
    Best Friend With Books

    My best friend is a book
    that doesn't give me a weird look.
    It is like a golden door
    that takes me to the land where I have never been before.

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    One of my best friends are books. Thanks for this poem, you are a really good poet.

  13. Me And Chemistry

    There's this subject called chemistry
    how it works is a total mystery
    it is an atom
    says my madam

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    The chemistry subject can be difficult at first, but it will really show you everything you need to know in the world, because this world itself is chemistry.

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