Poems for Children

Personal poems for kids.

P poems-  general poems for names beginning with P sound 

 

For Girls*:      Paige, Pat,  Pamela,  Parker, Paris, Penny, Peta, Petra, Poppy, Prudence ... 

For Boys*:  Pablo, Pat, Parker, Paul, Peter ...

 

Underlined  names have their own poem in the box lower down. 

For names beginning with Ph (Phyllis, Philip etc), see F, Ph poems page

 

Petra paints a pretty picture,

Puts it on the wall;

Pins it up with purple pins

- and prays it doesn’t fall.

                                                                                                        C.Parke

*Remember if you change the name in a poem from a girl's to a boy's or vice versa, you will need to change any words like "her", "she", etc, too! 

 

P poems-  for specific names beginning with P

 

 Parker  (Parker) 

 

 

 

 

Parker took a walk

in the park, in the dark.

He thought it would be

A bit of a lark;

But he fell down

And hurt his head,

And had to go

Straight home to bed.

                                                                                                        C.Parke

Pat / Pat 

  

 

 

 

Pat’s Cat

caught a rat

he ate it, and

got very fat

                                                                                                        C.Parke

 Paul

 

Paul

Isn’t very tall 

So he stands on the wall

But I hope he doesn’t fall -

That’s all! 

                                                                                                        C.Parke

Paul

 

Paul sat on a big tall wall 

I hope he doesn’t fall at all!  

                                                                                                        C.Parke

 Penny

 

 

 

Penny went to Denny’s

with her Nanny.

They wanted toast and honey

But Denny’s hadn’t any.

                                                                                                        C.Parke

 

Peter

 

 

Peter, Peter,

Pumpkin Eater

Put his pudding in the beater

Cooked it up

Upon the heater

Passed it to

His playmate, Rita.

                                                                                                        C.Parke

 

Q poems-  general poems for names beginning with Q

 

For Girls*:     Queenie, Quinn ... 

For Boys*:   Quentin, Quincy, Quinn ... 

Underlined  names have their own poem in the box lower down. 

 Q_

 

Quentin's quiet as a mouse

As he tiptoes through the house

                                                                                                                                                      C.Parke

 

 

Queenie caught a quail,

But the quail began to quack;

Queenie said, “Oh, dear,

This quail’s quite queer”,

And quickly put it back.

                                                                                                                                                      C.Parke

 

Q poems-  for specific names beginning with Q

 

Queenie 

                                             Queenie has a teeny weeny beanie.                                               

Quinn/Quinn

 

Quinn kept a quail

In a queer little tin

But when Quinn opened up the lid

It pecked him on the chin.

                                                                                                                                                      C.Parke

R poems-  general poems for names beginning with R

 

For Girls*:      R  Rachel, Rebecca, Rena, Renae, Rhea, Rhiannon, Robyn, Rose, Ruth... 

For Boys*:   R   Ray, Riley, Robert, Roland, Ross, Ryan ...

Note- underlined names have their own specific poems in the box lower down.

R_ 

 

Rachel runs really fast

She’s often first

And never last!

                                                                                                                      C.Parke

 R_

 

Riley really loves to run

He runs so very fast

That when he races anyone

He’s hardly ever last.

                                                                                                                                C.Parke

R_ 

 

Robert had a rabbit;

The rabbit liked to run.

Robert raced the rabbit,

But the rabbit

Won!

                                                                                                                    C.Parke

R_ 

 

Rhiannon had raw radishes

In a restaurant for tea;

She took a ride in a rowing-boat

And rowed it down to the sea.

                                                                                                                         C.Parke

 

*Remember if you change the name in a poem from a girl's to a boy's or vice versa, you will need to change any words like her, she, etc too!

 

R poems-  for specific names beginning with R

 

Rae/ Renae/ Ray

 

Ray may play with Renae today

They will play with clay

And they’ll stay all day

If that’s OK.

                                                                                     C.Parke 

Rebecca

 

Rebecca

Has a little brother, Ryan,

Who’s a wrecker!

                                                                                     C.Parke 

 

Rebecca

Had a ride on a red

Double-decker!

                                                                                     C.Parke 

Rena 

 

 

Have you seen a

girl called Rena

dancing like a ballerina?

*******************************************************

Rena

Has seen a

ballerina  

Named Nina

*******************************************************

Rena

Is always keener

On where the grass is greener!

                                                                                        C.Parke 

 

Reta/ Rita

 

Rita and the Cheetahs

Rita and three cheetahs

Raced 300 metres;

The cheetahs tried to cheat her,

But Rita beat the cheetahs.

                                                                                        C.Parke 

Roland 

 

Roland

Flew to Poland;

But when he left the plane,

He thought he was in Holland

So he went back home again!

                                                                                       C.Parke  

 

Rose

 

Rose always knows

When someone stumbles on her toes.

"It always hurts so much," says Rose,

"But I suppose that's how it goes!"

 

Illustrated by Hannah-Rose, Grade 2                                                  C.Parke 

Ruth

 

Ruth’s Tooth

Ruth’s tooth was very loose.

She said: “Strewth!

My loose tooth hurts,

And that’s the truth!”

                                                                                          C.Parke  

Ryan 

 

Ryan and the Lion

Ryan met a lion

When he went to the zoo

“Ryan” said the lion,

“I’d like to EAT you!”

“NO!” said Ryan, “You must stay in your cage!”

And that put the lion in a TERRIBLE rage!    

                                                                                         C.Parke  

 

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