Poems for Kids

Hey Diddle Diddle Nursery Rhymes and 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

Jack a Nory

I’ll tell you a story, about Jack a Nory…

Latest Kids Poems

Close Your Eyes

A bedtime lullaby song about a boy’s wondrous encounter with Santa Claus.

Catch A Moon

A brother and sister long to catch the moon, and come up with a creative way to use their imaginations and fly.

High and Low

A fat golden pumpkin, and a moon high up in the sky, have a conversation.

Field of Grass

How beautiful is my very own field of grass! I wouldn’t like it to be the same as anyone else’s!

Latest Funny Poems for Kids

Four Seasons

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.

Polly’s Pies

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!

Latest Classic Children’s Poetry


A poem about how singing unites people and animals around the world.

Windy Nights

A child imagines a windy night as a rider on a galloping horse…

Foreign Lands

A child climbs a cherry tree and beholds a land of wonder…

Young Night-Thought

A child imagines all sorts of fantastical creatures who bring children to sleep!

Pumpkin Pie

A delicious pumpkin pie is prepared for a Thanksgiving feast!

Latest Bedtime Poems and Lullabies

Close Your Eyes

A bedtime lullaby song about a boy’s wondrous encounter with Santa Claus.

Japanese Lullaby

A soft bedtime lullaby from Eugene Field, inspired by Japanese imagery.

Norse Lullaby

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

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