3rd Grade Poems for the Classroom

Do you need poems for your 3rd-grade students? We’ve put together a list of poems that will delight and spark a discussion among your third-grade learners.

Daisies by Frank Dempster Sherman

“At evening when I go to bed…”

Online is Fine by Kenn Nesbitt

“The schools are all open but…”

Little Rain by Elizabeth Madox Roberts

“When I was making myself a game…”

If Love Were Mine by Annette Wynne

“I know what I would do…”

Life Doesn’t Frighten Me by Maya Angelou

“Shadows on the wall…”

The Blade And The Ax by Abimbola T. Alabi

“On a bench, in Joe’s little shed…”

The Eagle by Alfred Tennyson

“He clasps the crag with crooked hands…”

Falling Snow by Anonymous

“See the pretty snowflakes…”

The Dolly by Jeanette Cheal

“The dolly sat upon the shelf…”

The Snowflake by Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

“It was a little snowflake…”

Coasting Down the Hill by Anonymous

“Frosty is the morning…”

A Pleasant Ship by Emilie Poulsson

“ I saw a ship a-sailing…”

If I Were A Sunbeam by Alice Cary

“I know what I’d do.”

The Sparrow by Anonymous

“Glad to see you, little bird…”

Today I Wrote This Poem by Kenn Nesbitt

“…but I’m not sure if it’s great.”

Pretty is That Pretty Does by Alice Cary

“The spider wears a plain brown dress…”

Birdie’s Morning Song by George Cooper

“Wake up, little darling, the birdies are out…”

Trees by Joyce Kilmer

“I think that I shall never see…”

Cheerfulness by Marian Douglas

“There is a little maiden—”

The Wind and the Leaves by George Cooper

“’Come, little leaves,’ said the wind one day.”

Lullaby by Alfred Tennyson

“Sweet and low, sweet and low…”

March by Mary Mapes Dodge

“In the snowing and the blowing…”

The Rabbit by Elizabeth Madox Roberts

“When they said the time to hide was mine…”

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