Poems for Kids

Nursery rhymes, funny poems, rhyming poems, baby poems, limericks and more. Settle back and enjoy our children’s poems and rhymes that every child will love.

Illustration of storm for kids poem Norse Lullaby by Eugene Field

Norse Lullaby

A stormy, rainy lullaby for children who love natural drama.

Illustration for kids poem The Flyaway Horse by Eugene Field

The Fly-Away Horse

A bedtime lullaby about a magical flying horse that takes children to dreams…

Illustration for lullaby poem for kids The Dream Ship by Eugene Field

The Dream Ship

A lullaby about a ghostly ship that tosses dreams from its side.

Illustration for kids poem Little Boy Blue

Little Boy Blue

The toys in a little boys’ room wait for him to play with them again.

Illustration for poem for kids The Sugarplum Tree by Eugene Field

The Sugar Plum Tree

A sweet poem to send children off to dreams… to a land of candy, lollies and sugar.

Poems for kids Lewis Carroll The Crocodile illustration

The Crocodile

Read Lewis Carroll’s classic poem about the original crocodile smile!

Poems for kids illustration for poem Carousel

Carousel

A poem about the thrill of riding a children’s carousel !

Illustration for kids poem Antonio by Laura Elizabeth Richards

Antonio

Antonio, Antonio, was tired of being alonio… a funny series of limericks for children who love sounds!

Poems for kids Bird Song by Laura Elizabeth Richards illustration

Bird Song

A poem about the different songs of birds, and what they might mean to a careful listener.

Illustration for kids poem The Bottle Tree by Eugene Field

The Bottle Tree

Would you like to sail away to a place where bottles of milk grow on trees…?

Illustration of elephant and telephone for funny kids poem Eletelephony

Eletelephony

Have you ever seen an elephant trying to use the telephone…?