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.

Roses illustration - poems for kids - George Eliot

Roses

Can you imagine what it would be like if the sky rained roses?

Lullaby - poems for kids - illustration of sleeping owl

Lullaby

Bedtime comes to the world of nature, as it comes to children.

Illustration of happy children for Katherine Mansfield Autumn poem

Autumn Song

The pleasures of childhood in the season of Autumn/ Fall.

Illustration for Katherine Mansfield's 'Butterfly Laughter' - poems for kids

Butterfly Laughter

A sweet poem about a grandmother’s butterfly joke, and sharing special times with family.

Illustration for poems for kids - The Spider by jane Taylor

The Spider

A little girl is frightened by a spider – but her mother gives her a valuable lesson about animals.

Edward-Lear-vintage-illustration-birds-in-beard

A Book of Nonsense

Edward Lear’s nonsense limericks, complete with original vintage illustrations.

Poems for kids - illustration of eye, clock and clouds for Aesop's fables

Baby’s Own Aesop

A collection of Aesop’s fables in short poetry form – along with vintage illustrations.