Category Archives: Children’s Poems

Happy 6th Birthday Ellie!

When did you grow From someone small To one so big, And bright, And tall? Your hair is long, Your body strong, You know what’s right, And hide what’s wrong! You’re growing fast, And growing well, To see you makes … Continue reading

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Lyra’s Easter Poem

The Easter bunny‚Äôs big and grey, Easter is a special day, Because you get to hunt and play, Is why it is a special day. The bunny hides the eggs away, And then we come out to play, We look … Continue reading

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Mummy Owl

The small owl nestled in his mother’s wing And listened to her gently sing, A lullaby so sweet and pure, That he could not resist its lure. It pulled him into dream-filled sleep, He tumbled, knowing she would keep Him … Continue reading

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Story Time

Pleasure in a story told As words and pictures soon unfold To take us to another land We go together, hand in hand. I read to you, You read to me, We read, all four, a family, And then together … Continue reading

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The Agony of Choice

Each night You choose a story To hear just before you sleep; It’s an agonising choice for you As this tale is one you’ll keep In your sweet head, The whole night through, Dispersed within your dreams If you choose … Continue reading

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Magic Door

There’s a doorway in my bedroom But it’s one that you can’t see, It’s a door that is invisible To everyone but me. But I can see a big door That is wooden and its blue, With a shiny golden … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

Anticipation, It’s bedtime on Christmas Eve. Santa’s on his way!   

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Dream Stream

[An interpretation of Ellie’s dream. She is 5 and she has strange rambling dreams] The girl stroked the cat, And the cat chased the mouse, And the mouse ran behind The little grey and white house. And the grey and … Continue reading

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Happy Being You

Please don’t be a Princess Ada, Unless that’s what you’d like; Please choose freely between skipping And wheelies on your bike. And when you choose which toys to use Don’t ask ‘which are for me?’ The whole world is your … Continue reading

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Super Hero Night-Shift

The rain beats down, And the wild wind blows, But tucked in their beds, The children both know That though it’s cold, And wet and dark, And monsters lurk In the nearby park, That they are safe From harm in … Continue reading

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