Here are some of Sami and Thomas's most loved poems of all. Poetry that will have you thinking, imagining or giggling in no time. We are constantly adding new pages that cover a range of subjects for all ages, so be sure to check back often. Also, as a blast from the past we've gathered some really great classic poems for kids as well. Just check out our Classic Poems For Kids section below.
Poetry is a wonderful way to take time out of the day and spend a quality moment with children. Poems represent a person’s inner thoughts, dreams, fears, sadness, love and so much more. In a small amount of words, poems paint a broad picture of the world around. The range of the artistic expression poetry is capable of is endless and that’s an important reason why reading poems to kids broadens their mind and enriches their imagination.
On Rainy Day Poems we’ve collected poetry from every era and many different corners of the world and all kid friendly. New themes with numerous poems are constantly being added. The section Poems for Young Children is filled with short poems that are easy to read and follow. Space poems for kids, like the other themed sections, has both short and simple as well as long and complex.
If it’s animals that interest your child then, check out the animal section for poems about all kinds of furry and not so furry beasts ranging from sloths to elephants. Because of the special love for horses, cats and dogs we’ve given them their own sections where you’ll find poems about our sweet pets that evoke every type of emotion, all picked with kids in mind. So have a laugh or have a cry or maybe feel a bit empowered by poetry written about a favorite animal.
Have you ever wondered about the poets who pour their hearts into the amazing poems you read? On Rainy Day you’ll find a section dedicated to Famous and up and coming poets where you can read about simple but interesting facts on each. Or check out the section that is full of poems that are written about poets themselves.
No matter what time of year, Nature Poems has poetry for every season and every type of weather. The landscapes that poets can paint with words are quite amazing. Along with weather and seasons comes holidays and there is a section full of wonderful poetry covering the many different days of celebration, from Christmas to Halloween and so much more.
From beginning reader to a new learner of the English language, poetry can add a fulfilling way to study and strengthen language skills. Poems represent not only the language but the culture of the time. They look into the past and present through rich language and honest, heartfelt eyes. To really know a nation, read the poems of the people. With all of the different sections dedicated to the many genres of poetry, a second language learner could plan a poem a day for study.
There are numerous other poetry subjects to read and explore but if you find yourself wanting to experience something more, there’s also a Poetry Journal section where there are activities to start writing your own poems. First a monthly poem is looked at and discussed and then used as a tool to start writing one’s own poem. Writing poetry is a great educational experience but it can also be a lifelong therapy for expressing and exploring personal feelings and experiences.
Poems can be short, medium or long so it makes it very easy and convenient to read a-poem-a-day to a child. The benefits of reading are endless, building imagination, strengthening all school skills, learning patience, exercising the mind and the list goes on, but most importantly reading in general can be used as a moment to build and strengthen a relationship with a child that will last a lifetime.
An enchanting Story About A Mother Unicorn And Her Babe
The Little Unicorn That Had No Horn
A collection of poems that will take you to the enchanted forests where unicorns roam. Poetry brings everyday life, as well as the imagination to life. We haven’t found unicorns yet in this world of ours, but you wouldn’t know it by reading the poems dedicated to this enchanted horse like beast. From a frolic in the dew-drop moss to a galloping unicorn under the morning star, read on to envision the beauty and majesty of this mythological creature.
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Prayers have a beautiful poetic nature along with deep spiritual meaning. Here you'll find prayers from all around the world.