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Kids Poems

Kids poems are usually short poems recited or sung to entertain the children. It is basically, a verbal art, which can elicit an emotional response and acts as a perfect mood swinger. These types of nursery rhymes or poems are often playful and recited or sung to entertain and instruct children. Completely free from restrictions in content, form, rhymes and conventions these poems can easily let one’s imagination soar high.

There are hundreds of kids poems that exist in English language. Of all the age-old poems, kids poem has been found most exhilarating and successful. Listening such poems, kids become creative and insightful. A successful presentation of kids poem requires an in depth introduction, and exposure to lots of kids related poems.

Some well-known kids poems


  • At the seaside by Robert Louis Stevenson

  • At the zoo by William Make peace Thackery

  • A light exists in spring by Emily Dickinson

  • Ferry me across the water by Christiana Rosseti

  • Above the bright, blue sky by Albert Midline

  • Happy thought by Robert Louis Stevenson

Kids poems made for kids only

The most important thing that you need for writing poetry is creativity. There are funny poems in collection suitable for all ages of children from preschool to primary school age. These poems are mainly aimed at junior schoolchildren, those between 7 to 11 years of age. While writing kids poems, you must keep in mind that these poems should not be large or functional, you just need something squishy in your head to generate ideas. You need to think much before composing such poems. Remember that a short funny poem will become funnier than a long funny poem.

In order to make your kid creative and insightful, you need to compose your poems in such a way that it is free from restrictions in content, form, space, length, conventions and rhymes. Listening to such poems will take their imaginations to new heights. Decide on the particular element that is going to make your poem witty and then build rest of your poem around it.

Here’s an engaging kids poem with funny ideas

The Little Turtle

There was a little turtle.
He lived in a box.
He swam in a puddle.
He climbed on the rocks.

He snapped at a mosquito,
He snapped at a flea,
He snapped at a minnow,
And he snapped at me.

Therefore, kids poems, a part of verbal art are always engaging and encouraging when they are recited or sung in front of kids. Being completely free from restrictions in content and conventions, these funny poems are considered as the best time-pass for your little ones.

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