Poems for Kids
Welcome to our kids poems and nursery rhymes portal !
Find all your favourites! From Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, Humpty Dumpty and ABC songs… to kids rhymes and kids songs, funny poems and classic children’s poetry… we’ve got hundreds of free kids poems to read and love.
Latest Nursery Rhymes
Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater
Peter, Peter, pumpkin-eater, had a wife and couldn’t keep her…
Jack a Nory
I’ll tell you a story, about Jack a Nory…
The North Wind Doth Blow
The north wind doth blow, and we shall have snow…
London Bridge is Broken Down
London Bridge is broken down, dance o’er my Lady Lee…
Multiplication is vexation…!
Johnny Shall Have A New Bonnet
Johnny shall have a new bonnet, and Johnny shall go to the fair…
Latest Kids Poems
My Autumn Senses
Autumn makes us feel so many things – cosy, chilly, wonder and love. A rhyming poem for mindfulness in kids.
The Thank You Book
A rhyming poem about being grateful every day, for love, beauty and family.
Clancy’s Patchwork Poems
A collection of autumn rhythm poems by artist-illustrator Clancy.
The Black and White Baby Adventure Book
A high-contrast black-and-white rhyming story of magic and wonder.
You’re My BOO!
A sweet and non-frightening bedtime story to celebrate Halloween with little ones!
Ollie the Octopus and Sukey the Spider
Ollie the Octopus is best friends with Sukey the Spider. Read all about their sixteen-legged rhyming adventures!
Latest Funny Poems for Kids
Important Things Everyone Should Know
There are lots of important things all kids should know, before they go to bed!
A series of four short kids poems about the four seasons of the year!
Patch La Belle
A collection of funny and sweet children’s poems by beloved artist Sue Clancy.
Hundreds of pies keep arriving at the door… could it be Polly?
Followed Me Home
A poor kid just can’t get an elephant to stop following them home!
What’s Weird About A Mirror
Enjoy this hilarious collection of funny children’s poems by poet Arden Davidson.
Latest Classic Children’s Poetry
The Ant Explorer
A little sugar ant goes on a big scary adventure in the big, wide world… until he decides to come back home.
The Butterfly’s Ball
Such wonderful visitors come to the Butterfly’s Ball!
A poem about how singing unites people and animals around the world.
A child imagines a windy night as a rider on a galloping horse…
A child climbs a cherry tree and beholds a land of wonder…
A child imagines all sorts of fantastical creatures who bring children to sleep!
Latest Bedtime Poems and Lullabies
Close Your Eyes
A bedtime lullaby song about a boy’s wondrous encounter with Santa Claus.
When I Lay Down In My Sleepy Bed
A poem about how lovely it is to lie in bed, ready for sleep…
Let’s All Go To The Moon
An old-fashioned poem about a visit to the moon.
The Pixies on the Moon
A poem about what the pixies get up to amongst the stars!
A soft bedtime lullaby from Eugene Field, inspired by Japanese imagery.
A stormy, rainy lullaby for children who love natural drama.