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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Halloween Acrostic Poems Halloween Acrostic Poems Help your child come up with some frightfully fun words with this colorful Halloween acrostic poems worksheet.
Create a Haiku Create a Haiku You've never created a haiku like this before!
Limerick Fun Limerick Fun Learn all about rhyme scheme with this fun poetry page, dedicated to the limerick.
Poetry Memorization Poetry Memorization Can you memorize this poem? This worksheet challenges your child to do both while getting a taste of influential American poet Robert Frost.
Acrostic Name Poem Acrostic Name Poem Help your child practice using adjectives to describe her friends and family, and she'll write three acrostic poems using the letters from each person's name.
Styles Word Search Styles Word Search Teach your him about the different styles of poems by reviewing the definition.
Stanza Word Search Stanza Word Search Teach your child about stanzas. The definitions are at the top of the page.
Earth Day Acrostic Poem Earth Day Acrostic Poem This simple acrostic rubric for Earth Day makes it easy for kids of all abilities to pen a poem about the planet.
Father's Day Acrostic Poem Father's Day Acrostic Poem F is for fantastic father! Celebrate dear ol' dad with this Father's Day acrostic poem, a sweet and thoughtful Father's Day present that beats a necktie.
Write Your Own Limerick Write Your Own Limerick Our limerick worksheet is sure to tickle your kid's funny bone!
Word Search: Poetry Word Search: Poetry Get familiar with some of the different kinds of poetry with this poetry word search.
Poetry Word Search Poetry Word Search Get to know the many different types of poetry with this poetry word search.
Paul Revere's Ride Paul Revere's Ride Any kid studying the American Revolution will likely have to memorize this famous poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow!
Types of Poetry Types of Poetry Get to know different types of poetry in this reading sheet.
Rhythm in Poetry Rhythm in Poetry Find out more about the role of rhythm in poetry with this worksheet that uses "Casey at the Bat" for practice.
Reader's Theater: Casey at the Bat Reader's Theater: Casey at the Bat Get caught up in the drama of "Casey at the Bat" with this reader's theater script.
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.