42 Beautiful Earth Day Poems for Kids of All Ages

Do you need Earth Day poems for your 3rd-grade students? We’ve put together this list of beautiful Earth Day poems for kids of all grade levels to help share this important message.

I’m Glad the Sky is Painted Blue by Anonymous

“I’m glad the sky is painted blue….”

Fishes’ Evening Song by Dahlov Ipcar

“Flip flop…”

Mud by Polly Chase Boyden

“Mud is very nice to feel…”

Maytime Magic by Mabel Watts

“A little seed…”

I Shall Protect the Forests by Lenore Hetrick

“Have you ever really looked at trees…”

The Secret Song by Margaret Wise Brown

“Who saw the petals drop from the rose?”

The Rain Has Silver Sandals by May Justus

“For dancing in the spring…”

Earth Day Mixup by ClassroomJr

“I was telling my friend all about Earth Day….”

Lessons by Lenore Hetrick

“Does each small plant teach you a lesson?”

The Wind by James Reeves

“I can get through a doorway without any key….”

The Ferns by Gene Baro

“High, high in the branches….”

Hurt .no living thing by Christina Rossetti

“Ladybird, nor butterfly….”

The Earth Speaks by Lenore Hetrick

“The turning earth spoke in a somber voice.”

Until I Saw the Sea by Lilian Moore

“I did not know….”

Hiking by Lenore Hetrick

“For summer fun I love to hike.”

What You Can Do by ClassroomJr

“When you see litter in the streets…”

Beyond Winter by Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Over the winter glaciers…”

First Snow by Marie Louise Allen

Snow makes whiteness where it falls.

Green Stems by Margaret Wise Brown

“Little things that crawl and creep…”

What do we plant? by Henry Abbey

“What do we plant when we plant the tree?”

Trees by Sara Coleridge

“The Oak is called the King of trees…”

A Dragonfly by Eleanor Farjeon

“When the heat of the summer…”

Make It Green by Mrs. Avani Desai

“Lives are crying because it’s not clean.”

Of Many Worlds in This World by Margaret Cavendish

“Just love as in a nest of boxes round…”

Fireflies in the Garden by Robert Frost

“Here come real stars to fill the upper skies…”

The Sandpiper by Frances Frost

“At the edge of tide…”

The Eagle by Alfred Tennyson

“He clasps the crag with crooked hands…”

Unaware by Kaitlyn Guenther

“Isolation quickly overwhelms me…”

Earth Day by Jane Yolen

“I am the Earth and the Earth is me…”

Day after Daylight Savings by Margaret Hasse

“Blue numbers on my bedside clock…”

The earth by Stuart Barnes

“turns to the moon as if…”

Remember the Way Through the Woods by Rudyard Kipling

“They shut the road through the woods…”

On the Grasshopper and Cricket by John Keats

“The Poetry of earth is never dead…”

Earth Day on the Bay by Gary Soto

“Curled love a genie’s lamp…”

The Gladness of Nature by William Cullen Bryant

“Is this a time to be cloudy and sad…”

For the Children by Gary Snyder

“The rising hills, the slopes…”

 “Nature” Is What We See by Emily Dickinson

“The Hill—the Afternoon—”

October (section I) by Louise Glück

“Is it winter again, is it cold again…”

Why, Mankind, Why? By Christopher Ndubuisi

“Mankind! Long before your birth…”

A Bird came down the Walk by Emily Dickinson

“He did not know I saw—”

The Peace of Wild Things by Wendell Berry

“When despair for the world grows in me…”

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