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!

My Bed Is a Boat by Robert Louis Stevenson
My Bed Is a Boat
by Robert Louis Stevenson
You Are Old, Father William by Lewis Carroll
You Are Old, Father William
by Lewis Carroll
My Dream poem by Anonymous
My Dream
by Anonymous
The Tutor by Carolyn Wells
The Tutor
by Carolyn Wells
Only buttered bread will do
Pittypat and Tipppytoe
by Eugene Field
The Courtship of the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo by Edward Lear
The Courtship of the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo
by Edward Lear
The Goops poem by Gelett Burgess
Table Manners
by Gelett Burgess
The Rhinoceros by Oliver Herford
The Rhinoceros
by Oliver Herford
The Dying Fisherman's Song Nonsense Poem
The Dying Fisherman’s Song
by Anonymous

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
by Robert Frost

From a Railway Carriage
by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Elf and the Dormouse
by Oliver Herford

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!


My Bed Is a Boat
by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Rhinoceros
by Oliver Herford

Pittypat and Tipppytoe
by Eugene Field

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
by Anonymous

The Tutor
by Carolyn Wells

The Dying Fisherman's Song
by Anonymous

A Tiger's Tale
by John Bennett

You Are Old, Father William
by Lewis Carroll

The Animal Store
by Rachel Field

Jabberwocky
by Lewis Carroll

Eletelephony
by Laura E. Richards

Wynken, Blynken, and Nod
by Eugene Field

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.


Hush Little Baby
by Anonymous

The Quangle Wangle's Hat
by Edward Lear

The Elf and the Dormouse
by Oliver Herford

Ned Nott and Sam Shott
by Anonymous

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
by Jane Taylor

The Butter Betty Bought
by Carolyn Wells

The Purple Cow
by Gelett Burgess

A Visit from St. Nicholas
by Clement Clark Moore

The Owl and the Pussycat
by Edward Lear

Habits of the Hippopotamus
by Arthur Guiterman

Holding Hands
by Leonore M. Link

Table Manners
by Gelett Burgess

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

In Praise of Llamas
by Arthur Guiterman

Antigonish
by Hughes Mearns

How Doth the Little Crocodile
by Lewis Carroll

Clouds
by Christina Rossetti

The Mad Gardener's Song
by Lewis Carroll

Bed in Summer
by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Walrus and the Carpenter
by Lewis Carroll

Antonio
by Laura E. Richards

There Was a Young Fellow Named Hall
by Anonymous

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

The Jumblies
by Edward Lear

Over the River and through the Wood
by Lydia Maria Child

The Crocodile
by Oliver Herford

The Tyger
by William Blake

My Shadow
by Robert Louis Stevenson

Daddy Fell into the Pond
by Alfred Noyes

My Dream
by Anonymous

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

At the Zoo
by William Makepeace Thackery

The Courtship of the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo
by Edward Lear

The Shooting of Dan McGrew
by Robert Service

Mr. Nobody
by Anonymous

Theme in Yellow
by Carl Sandburg

The Walloping Window-Blind
by Charles Edward Carryl

I Eat My Peas with Honey
by Anonymous

Mary's Lamb
by Sarah Josepha Hale

The Duel
by Eugene Field

Little Boy Blue
by Anonymous

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

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
by Robert Frost

From a Railway Carriage
by Robert Louis Stevenson

I Saw Esau
by Anonymous

There Was a Little Girl
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow