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Here's bringing to you a collection of interesting Thanksgiving poems to make Thanksgiving a joyful ride for the kids. Read on.

Thanksgiving Poems For Kids

Thanksgiving poems that bring to life the essence of thanksgiving, work best when it comes to expressing our heartfelt gratitude. Poems related to Thanksgiving make this blissful festival a joyful experience for the kids. Kids simply love listening to and reciting Thanksgiving poems which rhyme and are simple to understand. Thanksgiving poems for kids are generally based on objects which kids can easily associate Thanksgiving with. These poems come handy to keep the kids involved in peaceful and constructive activities while you look after the guests, during Thanksgiving Day. They may be fun in a way for the kids but nevertheless, they go a long way in imbibing the right values of Thanksgiving in the impressionable minds of the kids.

Hooray For Thanksgiving

It's Thanksgiving dinner;
Let's not be late;
There's lots of good food,
So fill your plate.
With pie at the end,
It can't be beat;
Hooray for Thanksgiving,
There's so much to eat!

Gathering Leaves

Spades take up leaves
No better than spoons,
And bags full of leaves
Are light as balloons.

I make a great noise
Of rustling all day
Like rabbit and deer
Running away.

But the mountains I raise
Elude my embrace,
Flowing over my arms
And into my face.

I may load and unload
Again and again
Till I fill the whole shed,
And what have I then?

Next to nothing for weight,
And since they grew duller
From contact with earth,
Next to nothing for color.

Next to nothing for use.
But a crop is a crop,
And who's to say where
The harvest shall stop?
- Robert Frost

A Child's Thanksgiving Thanks

I'm thankful for the many things
That help us live as well as kings,
For all the food that makes us drool,
And another holiday from school.
- Karl Fuchs

To Gramma's House

To Gramma's house we go,
Heigh ho, heigh ho, heigh ho!
We're on our way with horse and sleigh,
Through fluffy drifts of snow.

Oh, what a trip to take.
She'll have a chocolate cake.
There'll be some pies, of monstrous size,
And chestnuts we can bake

To Gramma's house we go,
Heigh ho, heigh ho, heigh ho!
What lovely things Thanksgiving brings;
The nicest things we know!
- Anonymous

Thanksgiving Thoughts

Mom is in the kitchen,
And when I take a look,
I'm glad I'm not a turkey
That's she's about to cook!
- Anonymous

Countdown To Thanksgiving

One two three,
A turkey in a tree;
Four five six,
That turkey's in a fix;
Seven eight nine,
It always tastes so fine;
When we get to ten
It's Thanksgiving once again.
- Karl Fuchs

When Father Carves the Duck

We all look on with anxious eyes
When father carves the duck,
And mother almost always sighs
When father carves the duck;

Then all of us prepare to rise,
And hold our bibs before our eyes,
And be prepared for some surprise,
When father carves the duck.

He braces up and grabs a fork
Whene'er he carves a duck,
And won't allow a soul to talk
Until he's carved the duck.

The fork is jabbed into the sides,
Across the breast the knife he slides,
While every careful person hides
From flying chips of duck.

The platter's always sure to slip
When father carves a duck,
And how it makes the dishes skip!
Potatoes fly amuck!

The squash and cabbage leap in space,
We get some gravy in our face,
And father mutters a Hindoo grace
Whene'er he carves a duck.

We then have learned to walk around
The dining room and pluck
From off the window-sills and walls
Our share of father's duck.

While father growls and blows and jaws
And swears the knife was full of flaws,
And mother laughs at him because
He couldn't carve a duck.
- E.V. Wright