Read and Rate These Classic Children's Poems

Here are the most recently added classic children's poems for you to read and rate. I post more classic poems regularly, so please check back often. Have fun!


From a Railway Carriage
by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Elf and the Dormouse
by Oliver Herford

The Mad Gardener’s Song
by Lewis Carroll

Over the River and through the Wood
by Lydia Maria Child

Theme in Yellow
by Carl Sandburg

The Cremation of Sam McGee
by Robert Service

The Little Peach
by Eugene Field

The Crocodile
by Oliver Herford

The Walloping Window-Blind
by Charles Edward Carryl

Little Boy Blue
by Anonymous

The House that Jack Built
by Anonymous

I Saw Esau
by Anonymous

Most Popular Classic Poems

Right now, these are the most popular classic children's poems on the website, as rated by you! These will change as you rate more poems!


From a Railway Carriage
by Robert Louis Stevenson

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
by Anonymous

A Tiger's Tale
by John Bennett

The Animal Store
by Rachel Field

Jabberwocky
by Lewis Carroll

Eletelephony
by Laura E. Richards

Wynken, Blynken, and Nod
by Eugene Field

Hush Little Baby
by Anonymous

Ned Nott and Sam Shott
by Anonymous

The Quangle Wangle's Hat
by Edward Lear

The Elf and the Dormouse
by Oliver Herford

The Owl and the Pussycat
by Edward Lear

Lots of Classic Poems...

And here are a whole lot more classic children's poems. These poems are also ranked by popularity (with the most popular ones at the top), so don't be surprised if they change position when you rate them.


Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
by Jane Taylor

The Purple Cow
by Gelett Burgess

The Butter Betty Bought
by Carolyn Wells

Habits of the Hippopotamus
by Arthur Guiterman

A Visit from St. Nicholas
by Clement Clark Moore

Clouds
by Christina Rossetti

Holding Hands
by Leonore M. Link

Jim, Who Ran Away from His Nurse, and Was Eaten by a Lion
by Hillaire Belloc

The Mad Gardener's Song
by Lewis Carroll

In Praise of Llamas
by Arthur Guiterman

Antigonish
by Hughes Mearns

How Doth the Little Crocodile
by Lewis Carroll

Bed in Summer
by Robert Louis Stevenson

There Was a Young Fellow Named Hall
by Anonymous

Over the River and through the Wood
by Lydia Maria Child

The Walrus and the Carpenter
by Lewis Carroll

Antonio
by Laura E. Richards

Rebecca, Who Slammed Doors for Fun and Perished Miserably
by Hillaire Belloc

The Jumblies
by Edward Lear

My Shadow
by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Tyger
by William Blake

The Crocodile
by Oliver Herford

Daddy Fell into the Pond
by Alfred Noyes

The Little Peach
by Eugene Field

Casey at the Bat
by Ernest Lawrence Thayer

The Land of Nod
by Robert Louis Stevenson

Little Orphant Annie
by James Whitcomb Riley

The House that Jack Built
by Anonymous

The Shooting of Dan McGrew
by Robert Service

At the Zoo
by William Makepeace Thackery

Mr. Nobody
by Anonymous

The Walloping Window-Blind
by Charles Edward Carryl

Theme in Yellow
by Carl Sandburg

I Eat My Peas with Honey
by Anonymous

Little Boy Blue
by Anonymous

Mary's Lamb
by Sarah Josepha Hale

The Duel
by Eugene Field

Paul Revere's Ride
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The Answers
by Robert Clairmont

The Cremation of Sam McGee
by Robert Service

The Ostrich
by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

Godfrey Gordon Gustavus Gore
by William Brighty Rands

I Saw Esau
by Anonymous

There Was a Little Girl
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow