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Best Kid Poems

Below are the all-time best Kid poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of kid poems written by PoetrySoup members


To Be A Kid Once Again
I don't need to remember what it was like  to be  a kid

 I don' t need to memorize where all the fun...

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Categories: growing up, happiness, kid,
Form: Free verse



Word Squirrel
Rodents can be loquacious
That includes your average gerbil
They love to prattle, chat and blather
They really are quite verbal

Hamsters are talkative too
Just as garrulous as can...

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Categories: animal, children, education, kid,
Form: Rhyme
Empty Bedrooms
I walk past empty bedrooms that once held my boys
The beds made so perfect, the absence of noise
Books there on the book shelf and not...

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Categories: kid,
Form: Rhyme
Larking in the Mud with Grandad
I, to the pasture's green could run, 
and fly a kite beside the sun,
but choose, I do, to linger still, 
among the dirt, what is...

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Categories: kid, childhood, fun, happy, joy,
Form: Rhyme
Kangaroo
what's a man to do
when he meets a kangaroo
and the kangeroo's called Andrew

he said how do you do
can you help me out I'm new
I'm a...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: children, humorous, kid,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member You Must Be Kidding
My kid gets smarter every day
She queries in a thoughtful way:
"Are two M.D.'s a paradox?
Are kosher fish in spring 'May lox'?"
"Go ask your Mom". She...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: kid,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member It Was a Good Morning until
My body tenses.
The soft padding of footy pajamas
approach
tiny fingers grip my eyelid
lift it....
Bright eyes gaze into
the freshly opened eye.
A voice shouts....DA!!!
The other eye opens.
Yes I'm...

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Categories: dad, fun, kid,
Form: Free verse
Fruits Colours
An apple is Red,
I like eating bread,
Banana is yellow,
I am jolly fellow,
Pear is green,
I am neat and clean,
Coconut is brown,
I am little clown,
All fruits are...

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© Neha batra  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: color, fruit, kid, kindergarten,
Form: Rhyme
HOW TO EAT AN OREO
Do you know exactly how to eat and Oreo,
Well to do it you,
You unscrew it.....very fast.
'Cause a kid will eat the middle of an Oreo...

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Categories: chocolate, food, kid,
Form: Lyric
In a Dark, Dark Room
I lay on my pillow in a dark, dark room
Staring out the window from my bed
The moon looks like Camembert floating in the sky
And I’m...

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Categories: kid, adventure, child, children, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Nail Polish
Nail Polish

I’ve polished all my fingers,
And polished all my toes.
There’s polish on my knees,
And even on my nose.

I’ve watched my sister do it.
She always gets...

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© Judy Valko  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: kids, giggle, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
The Things Our Parents Said
By Robert (Bob) Moore

The things that we remember, from days of long ago
 we believed, it was all true, our parents told us so
we now...

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© Bob Moore  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: kid, children, family, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I LIKE JAM ON MY LAMB - FOR CONTEST
Quote used "I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam-I-Am.” 
Dr. Seuss, Green Eggs and Ham


My mum says I’ve...

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Categories: food, humorous, kid, mother,
Form: Couplet
Suburban Summer
 , 
riddles N' rainbows paintbrush the day
summer's heaviness invades
rain circumvents geraniums 
ant's N' azaleas dance through sidewalks 
where tiny green grass creep 'neath weeds...

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Categories: kid, community, emotions, family, june,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Kids: Funny, Poor, And Sweet
We loved the lollipops, cracker jacks, holloway candy sticks                ...

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Categories: beauty, candy, child, kid,
Form: Prose
Premium Member THE OLD MAN WITH ONE SHOE
It was a homeless old man near a shoe store who fell asleep 
He was so tired that nap turned to a sleep that was...

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Categories: christian, grandfather, inspirational, kid,
Form: Rhyme
Salute to Poet Sneha RV
She's only 12 1/2 years old as I recall
Adult minded who walks before the crawl
How did she join us and we not  figure out
Her...

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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: kid, , literature,
Form: Light Verse
Remember when we were funny kids
Remember when we were kids, we use to laugh out loud ?
We use to stay awake for days, jumping and running..
Breaking the limits of sound....

Remember...

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Categories: childhood, fun, funny, kid,
Form: Free verse
Where Do Frogs Go To Think
WHERE DO FROGS GO TO THINK?


Where do frogs go when they need to think?
I've often wondered where.
When they're not feeling quite in the pink
do they...

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Categories: kid, allegory, animal, childhood, children,
Form: Light Verse
Lessons from the jungle
Animals animals all we are
Have come from the jungle that's oh so far!
Happily happily we came dancing here
With many lessons that you all have to...

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Categories: kid, kindergarten,
Form: Rhyme
The Old Camphor Tree in My Memory
Author: Runping Chen

The desk sends forth its particular fragrance
That gladden people’s hearts.
That is the sweet-smelling of the old camphor bodies
And into the impression of my...

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Categories: growing up, joy, kid,
Form: Free verse
My Son
Lucas my son, you are my world
My amazing bundle of joy
Born 8 pounds and 8 ounces
Words cannot express the love I have for my baby...

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Categories: baby, blessing, family, kid,
Form: Free verse
10 little kids
10 little kids are messing with twine
one got strangled and then there were nine.

9 little kids are hooking up bait
one took a bite and then...

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Categories: kid, absence, age, crazy, death,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Three Year Old - thinking
Three Year Old….thinking

that potty training thing was over rated
and that “big boy” thing - quite overstated

now I can pee on the ants
thank goodness for my...

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Categories: humor, kid,
Form: Couplet
Daddy missing
The picture on the wall of mommy and her little ones
          Daddy is missing
This is not...

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Categories: child, children, kid,
Form: Free verse