Alphabet Poems

Alphabet Poems
Fun language activities for kids learning the alphabet.



A

A was an ant
Who seldom stood still,
And who made a nice house
In the side of a hill.

a

Nice little ant!

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B

B was a book
With a binding of blue,
And pictures and stories
For me and for you.

b

Nice little book!

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C

C was a cat
Who ran after a rat;
But his courage did fail
When she seized on his tail.

c

Crafty old cat!

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D

D was a duck
With spots on his back,
Who lived in the water,
And always said "Quack!"

d

Dear little duck!

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E

E was an elephant,
Stately and wise:
He had tusks and a trunk,
And two queer little eyes.

e

Oh, what funny small eyes!

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F

F was a fish
Who was caught in a net;
But he got out again,
And is quite alive yet.

f

Lively young fish!

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G

G was a goat
Who was spotted with brown:
When he did not lie still
He walked up and down.

g

Good little goat!

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H

H was a hat
Which was all on one side;
Its crown was too high,
And its brim was too wide.

h

Oh, what a hat!

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I

I was some ice
So white and so nice,
But which nobody tasted;
And so it was wasted.

i

All that good ice!

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J

J was a jackdaw
Who hopped up and down
In the principal street
Of a neighboring town.

j

All through the town!

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K

K was a kite
Which flew out of sight,
Above houses so high,
Quite into the sky.

k

Fly away, kite!

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L

L was a light
Which burned all the night,
And lighted the gloom
Of a very dark room.

l

Useful nice light!

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M

M was a mill
Which stood on a hill,
And turned round and round
With a loud hummy sound.

m

Useful old mill!

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N

N was a net
Which was thrown in the sea
To catch fish for dinner
For you and for me.

n

Nice little net!

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O

O was an orange
So yellow and round:
When it fell off the tree,
It fell down to the ground.

o

Down to the ground!

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P

P was a pig,
Who was not very big;
But his tail was too curly,
And that made him surly.

p

Cross little pig!

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Q

Q was a quail
With a very short tail;
And he fed upon corn
In the evening and morn

q

Quaint little quail!

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R

R was a rabbit,
Who had a bad habit
Of eating the flowers
In gardens and bowers.

r

Naughty fat rabbit!

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S

S was the sugar-tongs,
sippity-see,
To take up the sugar
To put in our tea.

s

sippity-see!

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T

T was a tortoise,
All yellow and black:
He walked slowly away,
And he never came back.

t

Torty never came back!

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U

U was an urn
All polished and bright,
And full of hot water
At noon and at night.

u

Useful old urn!

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V

V was a villa
Which stood on a hill,
By the side of a river,
And close to a mill.

v

Nice little villa!

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W

W was a whale
With a very long tail,
Whose movements were frantic
Across the Atlantic.

w

Monstrous old whale!

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X

X was King Xerxes,
Who, more than all Turks, is
Renowned for his fashion
Of fury and passion.

x

Angry old Xerxes!

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Y

Y was a yew,
Which flourished and grew
By a quiet abode
Near the side of a road.

y

Dark little yew!

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Z

Z was some zinc,
So shiny and bright,
Which caused you to wink
In the sun's merry light.

z

Beautiful zinc!

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