Category: Poems for Children

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Stick Horse

I have a little stick horse That I like to ride about. It is the world’s best stick horse, I have very little doubt. I ride it in the kitchen And in every other room. But I must stop riding now Because Mother needs her broom!

Baseball and Bubble Gum

Just now I blew a bubble As big as I could blow it; What I learned, I will tell you, In case you didn’t know it. Chewing gum while playing ball Will always cause you trouble When you’re the one who’s pitching, And blow too big a bubble. ‘Cause I just kept on blowing To […]

Man-Eating Tiger

They watched the tiger in his cage, The small boy standing by his dad. “If he got out,” the father said, “It surely would be very bad!” “The sign says it’s a man-eater,” The little boy quietly said. “If the tiger was to eat you, Doesn’t that mean that you’d be dead?” The dad, pleased […]

Kids Only Land

If there’s a land without grownups, I think I would like to go there ‘Cause grown-ups boss us kids around And I don’t think that that is fair. To have a land without grown-ups Would certainly be kind of neat. But there’re times we might miss them, ‘Cause they make better things to eat.

Shooting Star

I saw a shooting star last night It shot across the sky No way to tell how big it was ‘Cause it was very high. A shooting star is always fun To be the first to spot it, But if it is a star that’s shot I wonder just who shot it. And if it […]