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Short Christmas Poems for Kids

Little Jack Horner ~Anon Little Jack Horner Sat in the corner, Eating of Christmas pie: He put in his thumb, nd pulled out a plum, nd said, !"hat a good bo# am $%!

The Day Before Christmas ~Anon "e ha-e been helping 'ith the cake, nd licking out the pan, nd 'rapping up our packages, s neatl# as 'e can( "e ha-e hung our stockings up, .eside the open grate( nd no' there&s nothing more to do, E/cept *o "ait(

I'm a Little Snowman ~Anon $&m a little sno'man round and fat, Here are m# mittens, Here is m# hat( dd a little scarf and a carrot nose, $ stand so tall 'hen the cold 'ind blo's(

I'm a little Snowman ~Anon $&m a little sno'man short and fat, Here is m# scarf and here is m# hat( "hen $ see the sno'fall, Hear me shout ! ll #ou children please come out%!

A Chubby Snowman ~Anon chubb# little sno'man had a carrot nose( long came a bunn#, and 'hat do #ou suppose) *hat hungr# little bunn#, looking for some lunch, +rabbed that sno'man&s nose, ,ibble, nibble, crunch%

I've Been ~Anon

aitin! for Christmas

$&-e been 'aiting for Christmas, nd it&s almost here( $&-e been 'aiting for Christmas, Santa&s getting near( Can&t #ou hear the sleigh bells ringing) 0eindeer up so high( Can&t #ou hear the children singing, s the# 'atch the sk#)

The "unniest "ace *he funniest face looked out at me 1rom a sil-er ball 2n the Christmas *ree%

store) "hat if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more) *nce Their as a Snowman

t first $ thought $t 'as Santa&s elf, .ut $ looked again and $t 'as 3ust m#self%
Christmas Is Comin! Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat, Please to put a penn# in an old man&s hat4 $f #ou ha-en&t got a penn# a ha&penn# 'ill do, $f #ou ha-en&t got a ha&penn#, +od bless #ou( hat Does Santa Brin! for Da##ies$ "hat does Santa bring for daddies, *oo old to 'ant a to#) "allets, 'atches, ties, and s'eaters 5on&t make for much 3o#( "hat do daddies 'ant for Christmas, 0eall#, in their hearts) So perfect that the#&d shriek like kids 2nce the shredding starts) 2h, 5add#% $s there an#thing 6ou 'ant beneath the tree) 2ther than, of course, to 'atch 7e open gifts for me) 1rom http:88poemsforfree(com8inde/(html( The %rinch &e'er(t) nd the +rinch, 'ith his +rinch9feet ice cold in the sno', Stood pu::ling and pu::ling, ho' could it be so) $t came 'ithout ribbons( $t came 'ithout tags( $t came 'ithout packages, bo/es or bags( nd he pu::led and pu::led &till his pu::ler 'as sore( *hen the +rinch thought of something he hadn&t before( "hat if Christmas, he thought, doesn&t come from a

2nce there 'as a sno'man, "ho stood outside the door, He 'ished that he could come inside, nd run about the floor( He 'ished that he could 'arm himself, .eside the fire, so red, He 'ished that he could climb ;pon the big 'hite bed( So he called to the ,orth "ind, !Come and help me, pra#, 1or $&m completel# fro:en, Standing here all da#(! So the ,orth "ind came along, nd ble' him in the door, nd no' there nothing left, .ut a puddle on the floor%

hen Santa Claus Comes

good time is coming, $ 'ish it 'ere here, *he -er# best time in the 'hole of the #ear4 $&m counting each da# on m# fingers and thumbs, the 'eeks that must pass before Santa Claus comes(
*hen 'hen the first sno'flakes begin to come do'n, nd the 'ind 'histles sharp and the branches are bro'n, $&ll not mind the cold, though m# fingers it numbs, 1or it brings the time nearer 'hen Santa Claus comes( A Catch by the Hearth Sing 'e all merril# Christmas is here, *he da# that 'e lo-e best 2f the da#s in the #ear( .ring forth the holl#, *he bo/, and the ba#, 5eck out our cottage 1or glad Christmas9da#(

Sing 'e all merril# 5ra' around the fire, Sister and brother, +randsire, and sire(

Jin!le Bells ~James Lord Pierpont Jingle bells, 3ingle bells Jingle all the 'a#% 2 'hat fun it is to ride 2n a one9horse open sleigh 2h% Jingle bells, 3ingle bells Jingle all the 'a#% 2 'hat fun it is to ride 2n a one9horse open sleigh 5ashing through the sno' 2n a one9horse open sleigh 2-er fields 'e go Laughing all the 'a# .ells on bob9tails ring Keeping spirits bright 2h "hat fun it is to sing sleighing song tonight

nd 'hisper in his ear( Jolly *l# Saint +icholas ~Wilf Carter Joll# old Saint ,icholas, Lean #our ear this 'a#, 5on&t #ou tell a single soul "hat $&m going to sa#( Christmas E-e is coming soon, ,o' #ou dear old man, "hisper 'hat #ou&ll bring to me, *ell me if #ou can( "hen the clock is striking t'el-e, "hen $&m fast asleep, 5o'n the chimne#, broad and black, "ith #our pack #ou&ll creep( ll the stockings #ou 'ill find, Hanging in a ro', 7ine 'ill be the shortest one, 6ou&ll be sure to kno'( Johnn# 'ants a pair of skates, Susie 'ants a sled, ,ell# 'ants a picturebook, 6ello', blue and red, ,o' $ think $&ll lea-e to #ou "hat to gi-e the rest4 Choose for me, dear Santa Claus, 6ou 'ill kno' the best( ,u#ol(h- the ,e#.nose# ,ein#eer ~Adapted by Johnny Marks 0udolph, the red9nosed reindeer had a -er# shin# nose( nd if #ou e-er sa' it, #ou 'ould e-en sa# it glo's( ll of the other reindeer used to laugh and call him names( *he# ne-er let poor 0udolph 3oin in an# reindeer games( *hen one fogg# Christmas E-e Santa came to sa#: =0udolph 'ith #our nose so bright, 'on&t #ou guide m# sleigh tonight)>

Longer Christmas Poems for Kids

Santa's La( $ like to -isit Santa Claus "hen Christmastime is near( $t&s fun to climb up on his lap nd 'hisper in his ear( He sa#s, !7# dear, ha-e #ou been good) Ha-e #ou done 'hat 7other said #ou should) 5o #ou brush #our teeth and hair each da#) re #ou kind to others 'hen #ou pla#) $ listen to each <uestion nd ans'er e-er# one( lthough $ am ashamed to sa# $ must sa# no to some( .ut Santa ne-er scares me4 He doesn&t e-en scold( He 3ust sa#s, !*r# again, m# dear, 6ou&re a fine lad, $ am told(! +ee, $ like to -isit Santa Claus "hen Christmastime is near( $t&s fun to climb up on his lap

*hen ho' the reindeer lo-ed him and the# shouted out 'ith glee:

=0udolph the red9nosed reindeer, #ou&ll go do'n in histor#%


Twas the +i!ht before Christmas ~Clement Clarke Moore *'as the night before Christmas, 'hen all through the house ,ot a creature 'as stirring, not e-en a mouse( *he stockings 'ere hung b# the chimne# 'ith care, $n hopes that St ,icholas soon 'ould be there( *he children 'ere nestled all snug in their beds, "hile -isions of sugar9plums danced in their heads( nd mamma in her ?kerchief, and $ in m# cap, Had 3ust settled our brains for a long 'inter@s nap( "hen out on the la'n there arose such a clatter, $ sprang from the bed to see 'hat 'as the matter( 'a# to the 'indo' $ fle' like a flash, *ore open the shutters and thre' up the sash( *he moon on the breast of the ne'9fallen sno' +a-e the lustre of mid9da# to ob3ects belo'( "hen, 'hat to m# 'ondering e#es should appear, .ut a miniature sleigh, and eight tinn# reindeer( "ith a little old dri-er, so li-el# and <uick, $ kne' in a moment it must be St ,ick( 7ore rapid than eagles his coursers the# came, nd he 'histled, and shouted, and called them b# name% !,o' 5asher% no', 5ancer% no', Prancer and Ai/en% 2n, Comet% 2n, Cupid% on, 5onner and .lit:en% *o the top of the porch% to the top of the 'all% ,o' dash a'a#% 5ash a'a#% 5ash a'a# all%! s dr# lea-es that before the 'ild hurricane fl#, "hen the# meet 'ith an obstacle, mount to the sk#( So up to the house9top the coursers the# fle', "ith the sleigh full of *o#s, and St ,icholas too( nd then, in a t'inkling, $ heard on the roof *he prancing and pa'ing of each little hoof( s $ dre' in m# head, and 'as turning around, 5o'n the chimne# St ,icholas came 'ith a bound( He 'as dressed all in fur, from his head to his foot, nd his clothes 'ere all tarnished 'ith ashes and soot( bundle of *o#s he had flung on his back, nd he looked like a peddler, 3ust opening his pack(

His e#es9ho' the# t'inkled% his dimples ho' merr#% His cheeks 'ere like roses, his nose like a cherr#% His droll little mouth 'as dra'n up like a bo', nd the beard of his chin 'as as 'hite as the sno'( *he stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth, nd the smoke it encircled his head like a 'reath( He had a broad face and a little round bell#, *hat shook 'hen he laughed, like a bo'lful of 3ell#% He 'as chubb# and plump, a right 3oll# old elf, nd $ laughed 'hen $ sa' him, in spite of m#self% 'ink of his e#e and a t'ist of his head, Soon ga-e me to kno' $ had nothing to dread( He spoke not a 'ord, but 'ent straight to his 'ork, nd filled all the stockings, then turned 'ith a 3erk( nd la#ing his finger aside of his nose, nd gi-ing a nod, up the chimne# he rose% He sprang to his sleigh, to his team ga-e a 'histle, nd a'a# the# all fle' like the do'n of a thistle( .ut $ heard him e/claim, ?ere he dro-e out of sight, !Happ# Christmas to all, and to all a good9night%!

*l# Santeclaus ~Clement C. Moore 2ld Santeclaus 'ith much delight His reindeer dri-es this frost# night, 2@er chimne#9tops, and tracks of sno', *o bring his #earl# gifts to #ou( *he stead# friend of -irtuous #outh, *he friend of dut#, and of truth, Each Christmas e-e he 3o#s to come "here lo-e and peace ha-e made their home( *hrough man# houses he has been, nd -arious beds and stockings seen4 Some, 'hite as sno', and neatl# mended, 2thers, that seemed for pigs intended( "here e@er $ found good girls or bo#s, *hat hated <uarrels, strife and noise, $ left an apple, or a tart, 2r 'ooden gun, or painted cart(

*o some $ ga-e a prett# doll, *o some a peg9top, or a ball4 ,o crackers, cannons, s<uibs, or rockets, *o blo' their e#es up, or their pockets( ,o drums to stun their 7other@s ear, ,or s'ords to make their sisters fear4 .ut prett# books to store their mind "ith kno'ledge of each -arious kind( .ut 'here $ found the children naught#, $n manners rude, in temper haught#, *hankless to parents, liars, s'earers, .o/ers, or cheats, or base tale9bearers, $ left a long, black, birchen rod, Such as the dread command of +od 5irects a Parent@s hand to use "hen -irtue@s path his sons refuse( "hat ne/t) $ hope #ou en3o#ed m# collection of Christmas poems for kids, and $ hope that the kids en3o#ed them too% 0emember, if #ou ha-e an# suggestions for more childrens& Christmas poems to add to this page, then contact me directl# and let me kno' :9B $f #ou&re still in a poetr# mood, feel free to take a peek at m# collection ofChristmas religious poems and other Christmas poems(

The Day Before Christmas "e ha-e been helping 'ith the cake, nd licking out the pan, nd 'rapping up our packages, s neatl# as 'e can( "e ha-e hung our stockings up, .eside the open grate( nd no' there@s nothing more to do, E/cept *o "ait( hat Does Santa Brin! for Da##ies$ "hat does Santa bring for daddies, *oo old to 'ant a to#) "allets, 'atches, ties, and s'eaters 5on@t make for much 3o#( "hat do daddies 'ant for Christmas, 0eall#, in their hearts) So perfect that the#@d shriek like kids 2nce the shredding starts) 2h, 5add#% $s there an#thing 6ou 'ant beneath the tree) 2ther than, of course, to 'atch 7e open gifts for me) Christmas Is Comin! Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat, Please to put a penn# in an old man@s hat4 $f #ou ha-en@t got a penn# a ha@penn# 'ill do, $f #ou ha-en@t got a ha@penn#, +od bless #ou( The "unniest "ace *he funniest face Looked out at me 1rom a sil-er ball 2n the Christmas *ree% t first $ thought $t 'as Santa@s elf,

Poe:ii despre CrCciun Dlimba engle:CB 5ECE7.E0 EF, GHEG LE AE C277E,* Christmas is coming% I/ve Been aitin! for Christmas $@-e been 'aiting for Christmas, nd it@s almost here( $@-e been 'aiting for Christmas, Santa@s getting near( Can@t #ou hear the sleigh bells ringing) 0eindeer up so high( Can@t #ou hear the children singing, s the# 'atch the sk#)

.ut $ looked again and $t 'as 3ust m#self% A Son! as Hear# At Christmas song 'as heard at Christmas *o 'ake the midnight sk#: sa-iour@s birth, and peace on earth, nd praise to +od on high( *he angels sang at Christmas "ith all the hosts abo-e, nd still 'e sing the ne'born King His glor# and his lo-e( D"ritten b# *imoth# 5udle#9SmithB

$@ll not mind the cold, though m# fingers it numbs, 1or it brings the time nearer 'hen Santa Claus comes( "ive Little Bells 1i-e little bells, hanging in a ro'( *he first one said, ring me slo'( *he second one said, ring me fast( *he third one said, ring me last( *he fourth one said, $@m like a chime( *he fifth one said, ring us all at one time% Christmas Christmas comes but once a #ear, nd 'hen it comes it brings good cheer(

A Christmas Tree 2ne little star on the top of the tree, *'o little presents underneath for me, *hree sil-er ropes t'isted around the tree, 1our colored lights shining prettil#, 1i-e shining balls flo'ing sil-er#( 2h, 'hat a sight for use to see% Santa *'o merr# blue e#es -er# little nose long sno'# beard nd cheeks like a rose round chubb# man big bulging pack Hurrah for 2ld Santa "e@re glad he@s come back% hen Santa Claus Comes good time is coming, $ 'ish it 'ere here, *he -er# best time in the 'hole of the #ear4 $@m counting each da# on m# fingers and thumbs I the 'eeks that must pass before Santa Claus comes( *hen 'hen the first sno'flakes begin to come do'n, nd the 'ind 'histles sharp and the branches are bro'n,

Snowman Head ball .ell# ball .ottom ball( 5one% .ulding 7r Sno'man $s al'a#s lots of fun% Snow Sno' Ho' beautiful the hori:on Sno'ing in Januar# +o through the sno' "ith red cheeks nd sno'ball Pick a cit# Proud to li-e in it 7an of sno'

*l# Santa Claus Johnn# 'ants a pair of skates Suss# 'ants a doll# ,ellie 'ants a stor# book She thinks dolls are foll#% Choose for me old Santa Claus%

Crumbs on the Snow "hen it&s 'inter and the sno' Like a tablecloth is spread, $ remember hungr# birds nd see that the# are fed( 2n their sno'# tablecloth *he# find m# gift of bread( The Snowflake .efore $ melt, Come, look at me% *his lo-el# ic# filigree% 2f a great forest $n one night $ make a 'ilderness 2f 'hite: .# sk#e# cold 2f cr#stals made, ll soft, on 6our finger laid, $ pause, that #ou 7# beaut# see: .reathe, and $ -anish $nstantl#( The Snowman $&m a little sno'man Short and fat( Here is m# broomstick, Here is m# hat( "hen the 3oll# sunshine Comes to sta# *hen $ slo'l# melt a'a#( the snowman $&m a little sno'man Short and fat( Here is m# broomstick Here is m# hat( "here the 3oll# simshine Comes to sta#, *hen $ slo'l# melt a'a# inter "inter is cold( "inter is ice( .ut 'inter inside $s co:# and nice( "inter is sno'( "inter is sleet( .ut 'inter inside $s fireplace feet( "inter is bitter( "inter is biting( .ut 'inter inside $s -er# in-iting( winter The snowman carrot for the nose, Some buttons for the e#es *he sno'man sho's s happ# as #ou like( see the prett# sno'flakes folling froom the sk# on the 'all and hausetops soft and thick the# lie(

The Snowflakes are "allin! *he sno'flakes are falling, .# ones and b# t'os, *here is sno' on m# coat, nd sno' on m# shoes( *here is sno' on the plants, nd sno' on the trees, nd sno'flakes all round me, Like man# 'hite bees(

scarf for 'inter printea:a scarf for 'inter, cap for spring, dress for summer, coat for me to 'ear( $t&s autumn ho' can it be) $t&s cold% Can&t to see) Sno'man "hen 'inter comes and Sno'flakes fall, lot of sno'balls begin to roll( *he# 'on&t stop hopping and hopping( &*ill a lot of sno'men start popping( Sno', sno', thick, thick sno' Sno', sno', thick, thick sno', "intertime&s here, #ou kno', "hile the temperature&s lo'(