Poetry Worksheets and Printables

Poetry worksheets encourage your child to read and write beautiful passages. Poetry helps children develop phonemic awareness, reading comprehension, and even musical ability! Try our letter-based poetry worksheets for young kids, our poetry writing exercises for big kids, and our classic poems for teens.
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The Moon was but a Chin of Gold The Moon was but a Chin of Gold Explore poetic devices such as personification and metaphor with Emily Dickinson's poem, "The Moon was but a Chin of Gold".
Laughers Laughers Play with rhythm and beat as you read Langston Hughes's "Laugher".
Jabberwocky Jabberwocky Take a journey down the rabbit hole with Alice as you read through this fantastic poem, "Jabberwocky", by Lewis Carroll.
How to Write a Limerick How to Write a Limerick A limerick is a silly poem with a certain amount of syllables.
Poetry Rhythm Poetry Rhythm Practicing poets can refine their sense of meter and rhythm with this worksheet about stressed and unstressed syllables.
Aunt Sue's Stories Aunt Sue's Stories Challenge your high schooler to think about the sociocultural issues of Langston Hughes's poetry, with the soulful "Aunt Sue's Stories".
A Dream A Dream Get transported to the dark and eerie world of Edgar Allen Poe with this illustrated poem, "A Dream".
Write a Haiku Write a Haiku Take a stab at haiku poetry with this free-form haiku writing worksheet.
A Bird Came Down the Walk A Bird Came Down the Walk Introduce your high schooler to Emily Dickinson, with this illustrated poetry page featuring "A Bird Came Down the Walk".
Fireman Poem Fireman Poem Your kindergartener isn't just learning new words, but also how to use those words in daily life.
We know your child will love these Valentine's Day reading and writing worksheets! Help your child learn the ABCs, practice poetry, and learn about St. Valentine with these heart-filled worksheets, perfect for February 14th.
Valentine's Day Reading and Writing Worksheets We know your child will love these Valentine's Day reading and writing worksheets!
Haiku for Kids Haiku for Kids Mix a fun with zen in this haiku activity! Students will practice writing about everyday objects in the style of haiku.
Cinquain Poems Cinquain Poems Not all poetry is about rhyming and rhythm!
Silly Haiku Silly Haiku Have some fun with haiku! These haiku poem prompts mix pop culture with zen creativity.
I Took My Power in My Hand I Took My Power in My Hand Explore the story of David and Goliath as you read this poem, "I Took My Power in My Hand", by Emily Dickinson.
Angel Island Poetry Angel Island Poetry Chinese immigrants often stayed on California's Angel Island for months waiting to find out if they would be admitted to the United States.
Poetry worksheets encourage your child to read and write beautiful passages. Poetry helps children develop phonemic awareness, reading comprehension, and even musical ability! Try our letter-based poetry worksheets for young kids, our poetry writing exercises for big kids, and our classic poems for teens.