Poems for Kids in English ~ Most Popular Poems for Children

Poems for Kids in English ~ Most Popular Poems for Children

Stories to Grow by is proud to present our collection of the best poems for kids in English. These Classic Poems all contain positive moral messages and kids are sure to love this collection! Sharing poetry with children is a wonderful strategy to help them learn new words through rhyme, it also helps to grow their reading fluency, and poems are fun! Children love to learn new rhymes which builds their confidence in reading and speaking. Below are some of the best poem for kids to expand their horizons and love for the written word. 

Poems for Kids:


Listen To The MUSTN'TS

By Shel Silverstein (Shel Silverstein is the famous author of my favorite, The Giving Tree, as well as his poetry collections, Where the Sidewalk Ends, The Light in the Attic, and Falling Up)


Listen to the MUSTN'TS, child,
Listen to the DON'TS
Listen to the SHOULDN'TS
Listen to the NEVER HAVES
Then listen close to me-
Anything can happen, child,

Life Doesn't Frighten Me by Maya Angelou

Aim High to the Sky by James McDonald

Friends By Abbie Farwell Brown

Halfway Down By A. A. Milne (Best known for his stories about Winnie the Pooh, which were inspired by his son Christopher Robin's stuffed animals)

Every Time I Climb A Tree by David McCord

Then Laugh By Bertha Adams Backus

To Catch a Fish By Eloise Greenfield

Looking for more Stories for Kids: Children's Moral Stories in English? CLICK HERE FOR OUR COLLECTION OF AWARD-WINNING STORIES FOR KIDS!   Our award-winning moral stories for kids are perfect for the classroom and for home, displaying such positive morals and Themes such as as Kindness, Friendship, Determination and Honesty. We have Moral stories in English for every age/grade level, interest, reading time and region. Many of our English stories also have an accompanying Reader's Theater Scripts and many have Lesson Plans! Let us know you love our stories by leaving a five-star review. Happy Storytelling!

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