21 Cute, Short, And Funny Valentine’s Day Poems For Kids

Your Valentine doesn’t need to be a sweetheart or a crush. Children share a close bond with their parents, grandparents, siblings, or best friends, and they can be their valentines too. Some thoughtful Valentine’s Day poems for kids can come in handy when trying to express their love for their close ones. Brooke Powers, a school teacher and blogger, shares a few fun Valentine’s poems her students wrote using only math vocabulary words. She says, “I have no idea where I got the idea but a few years ago on a whim, I decided to have the kids do it and I laughed for days over their creativity so it has become an annual tradition. I pretty much give them free reign over the assignment allowing them to work in groups or alone. Some students write real love poems while others take it the other way and write break-up poems which are usually quite comical. The only requirement is that they use 10 Common Core 7th grade math vocabulary words (i).”

Read this post as we bring some interesting Valentine’s poems that you can share with your kids. They may use the one they like the most to share with a loved one or can take inspiration and write one on their own.

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21 Valentine Poem For Kids

Children express their emotions in various ways. Children can use these poems to share their love and affection for the most important people in their lives.

1. Mom, You Are The Best

Mom, you are the best; Valentines poems for kids

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Mom, you are the best,
the sweetest there is around.
Whenever I am sad
you turn that frown upside down!

I love you so much
and just wanted to say
to my very first Valentine,
Happy Valentine’s Day!

2. Daddy, There’s No One Like You

Daddy, there’s no one like you
To put a smile on my face
Make me giggle oh so much
while you tickle me all over the place!

Daddy, you are so special to me.
I am a daddy’s girl; it’s true.
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Nobody can ever replace you.

3. You Are My Grandparents

You are my grandparents
therefore I am blessed,
because you gave me parents
who are truly the best!

I love you guys with all my heart.
Happy Valentine’s Day,
I totally made you this card!

4. Happy Valentines For Friends

Valentine’s day is not only for lovebirds.
But for friends we love, too!
I would be a complete wreck each day
if it weren’t because of you!

Thank you, bestie,
for always being by my side
I love you always!
You are my bestie, Valentine!

5. It’s Valentine’s Day!

It’s Valentine’s Day!
You know what that means?
Hugs and kisses and lots of candy!
Exchange Valentine’s Day cards
In class at school
and getting many backs,
hey, that’s pretty cool!

It’s Valentine’s Day!
The day of love
because of that cupid guy
shooting arrows from above.
So let’s sit back and have fun.
While we smile and cheer

Happy Valentine’s Day!
The candy rush is near!

A few lines from one of Power’s favorite poems reads, “Our love is 100 percent Me and you are like complementary angles Your face is a circle with a radius of 2 Which basically means I really love you. We can be never ending just like pi Your absolute deviation gives me a tingling sensation The percent error of our love is absolute zero To me you are a hero Your face to me is to a perfect scale I hope our love will never fail.”

6. Favorite Valentine’s Day Things

Favorite Valentine's Day things

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Chocolates, flowers, balloons, and butterfly kisses.
Hearts all around and lots of love wishes!

Who knew all the joy Valentine’s Day brings?
These are a few of my favorite things!

When the arrow strikes, you feel the love bite.
There’s no room to be mad!

I think of all of these Valentine’s Day things.
And I don’t ever feel bad!

7. I Love…

I love Daddy, my first Valentine.
I love Mommy because she made Daddy mine.
I love Brother because I’m supposed to.
I love Sister because she’s who I’m close to.
I love Grandma because she gives the best hugs.
I love Grandpa because he calls me bug!

8. Love To The Stars

What is Valentine’s Day?
There’s so much to say!
It is certainly a really happy day!

People show love.
People kiss and hug.
Cupid sent from up above!

We give gifts
but that’s not what it’s about.
It’s one nice bonus!

So never pout
if you don’t receive something
Because loved, you still are
Very much so

I love you to the stars!

9. Five Little Valentines

Five little Valentines were having a race.
The first little Valentine was frilly with lace.
The second little Valentine had a funny face.
The third little Valentine said, “I love you.”
The fourth little Valentine said, “I do too.”
The fifth little Valentine was sly as a fox.
He ran the fastest to the Valentine box.

10. To a Baby Boy

Smile upon me, baby mine, be my little Valentine

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Who I am I shall not say,
But I send you this bouquet.
With this query, baby mine:
“Will you be my Valentine?”

See these roses blushing blue,
Very like your eyes of hue;
While these violets are the red
Of your cheeks. It can be said.
Ne’er before was babe like you.

And I think it is quite true.
No one e’er before to-day
Sent so wondrous a bouquet
As these posies aforesaid–
Roses blue and violets red!

Sweet, repay me sweets for sweets–
‘Tis, your lover who entreats!
Smile upon me, baby mine–
Be my little Valentine!

– Eugene Field

11. Roses are Red

Roses are red
Violets are blue
Carnations are sweet
And so are you.

And so are they
That send you this
And when we meet
We’ll have a kiss.

12. Veggie Valentine

You may not “carrot” all for me.
The way I care for you.
You may “turnip” your nose.
When I plead with you
But if your “heart” should “beet” with mine.
Forever “lettuce” hope
There is no reason in the world.
Why we two “Cantaloupe.”

13. The Kangaroo’s Courtship

“Oh, will you be my wallaby?”
Asked Mr. Kangaroo.
“For we could find so very many
Jumping things to do.
I have a pocket two feet wide.
And deep inside,
My dear, you’d ride—
Oh, come and be my bouncing bride,
My Valentine, my side-by-side
I am in love with you.”

– Jane Yolen

14. Best Valentine Mom

On Valentine’s day, I think of you, Mom;
I love you really a lot.
In my life, that’s full of many good things,
You’re the very best thing I’ve got!
It’s Valentine’s Day, so I want to say,
I’m the luckiest kid anywhere;
You’re the sweetest, greatest, best mom around.
And I want you to know I care!
Happy Valentine’s Day, Mom!

– Joanna Fuchs

15. Happy Valentine’s Day to My Dad

Happy Valentine's Day to My Dad

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Dad, you are my favorite man,
And I sure want you to know,
I’ll always respect and love you, Dad.
No matter how big I grow!
I’m lucky to have you as my dad!
I love you.

– Joanna Fuchs

16. A Valentine to a Little Child

Dear heart, on this thrice-blessed day,
Thou my sweetheart be,
The rose of love shall bide always.
Upon the red-rose tree.
And in the garden of my heart.
So ceaselessly shall shine,
The little birds will know thou art.
Mine own true Valentine.

– Evaleen Stein

Valentine Poems For Teens

17. Valentine’s Exchange

Winner, winner
of my heart
How I love you so!

My heart aches
oh so much
Whenever I have to go

To school, back home
away from you.
Please tell me you’ll be mine!

On this lovely day, I say,
let’s exchange
our Valentines!

18. Will You Be Mine?

Valentine, you make me silly;
You make my heart beat willy-nilly;
When I’m with you, the world is hazy;
Valentine, you drive me crazy!

Valentine, when we’re apart,
My need for you goes off the chart.
Will you be mine? Can I be thine?
Say you’ll be my Valentine!

– Joanna Fuchs

19. Little Cupid

I am a little Cupid,
And I come to visit thee,
To tell you that I love you,
And to know if you love me.

And if you’ll be my little wife,
And come along with me,
I’ll take you to a lovely place,
And pretty flowers you’ll see.

– K. Uniake

20. Going Steady

Valentine, O, Valentine,
I’ll be your love, and you’ll be mine.
We’ll care for each other, rain or fine,
and in 90 years, we’ll be 99.

– Ian Serraillier

21. Love is like a Cabbage

Love is like a cabbage, Valentines Poems For Kids

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My love is like a cabbage.
Divided into two,
The leaves I give to others,
The heart I give to you.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How can poetry help children understand the importance of love and friendship?

Poetry can help children understand the importance of love and friendship in an engaging and accessible way. With the help of imagery, metaphors, and universal themes used in poetry, children can easily understand the concept of deeper, complex things like friendship and love.

2. What makes Valentine’s day poems for children special?

Valentine’s Day poems for kids are special because they present a fun and engaging way of teaching them about the importance of love, friendship, and empathy and also encourage them to express their thoughts and emotions.

3. What tips can we use to ensure that Valentine’s day poems for children are meaningful and fun?

With the help of simple age-appropriate language, imagery, and humor, you can ensure poems about valentine’s day are meaningful yet fun for children.

Your children are your sweet little valentines; the bond you share with them is adorable and precious. So if you want to hear some lovely words from them, share some creative Valentines Day poems for kids to help them pour their hearts out and express love to you. These poems are not just for parents but for friends and all the near and dear ones. Hence, you may encourage them to share these cute and funny poems. Also, they may come up with their own creative versions to surprise their loved ones.

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