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Favorite Children’s Poems for World Poetry Day

World Poetry Day on March 21, 2022 is the perfect time to introduce poetry to children and to promote early literacy skills.  Here's a...

Sonnet 116: Marriage of True Minds Love Poem By Shakespeare

Ah, a marriage of true minds.  According to Shakespeare's famous love Sonnet 116, love is ever-fixed, unwavering, even in the bleakest times. Written in 1609,...
Edward Lear's Nonsense Botany

The Nonsense Botany of Edward Lear

Edward Lear drew several illustrations of imaginary plants, which he termed Nonsense Botany. Here is Lear's complete collection of botanical drawings of silly plants and...

Funny Tongue Twisters for Kids (and Grown-ups!)

Tired of Rubber Baby Buggy Bumpers, and looking for some funny tongue twisters for kids? This read-aloud list of tongue-twisters is sure to tickle...

The ABCs of Friendship Poem

Share an inspirational moment with a friend by sending them this thoughtful (and funny) alphabet poem about friendship. We particularly recommend Z.. zip your lip...

Lullabies from Literature: Classic Children’s Poems About Sleep

Famous Children's Poems About Sleep from Literature Wynken, Blynken, and Nod by Eugene Field Wynken, Blynken, and Nod one night Sailed off in a wooden shoe — Sailed on...

Recipe for a Happy Marriage: Poems and Inspiration for Lifelong Love

What is the recipe for a happy marriage? Here are a few versions of the happy marriage poem, though as every happily married couple...

Little Things: A Poem about Small Acts of Kindness

Little Things poem is an inspirational poem about the value of living in the moment and about the power of small acts of kindness. Written...

Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes for Children (And Parents)

Looking for a Mother Goose nursery rhymes list, with a twist? Our list has a little EDGE, for artistic parents wanting a refreshing look...

The Recipe for a Good Mother

Motherhood isn't easy, and requires a little humor. Here's a short poem to remind all moms that patience and faith are the key ingredients...