Goodnight Poems

Goodnight sleep tight! A great time to read poetry to children is before bedtime, so they can drift off to sleep dreaming about the wonderful world of rhyme. On this page you will find all different kinds of bedtime rhymes, verse, lyrics, and more. From the sandman to old fashioned lullabies, we’ll be gathering poems that encourage kids to rest and relax. Let us know if you have any suggestions for poets and their writing that celebrate happy dreams and a good night’s sleep. 🙂

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Tumbling by Unknown Author
In a Garden by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Listen to the Tree Bear by Unknown Author
Baby Beds by Unknown Author
Willie Winkie by William Miller
My Little Dear, So Fast Asleep by Dolly Radford
The Sugar-Plum Tree by Eugene Field
A Charm to Call Sleep by Henry Johnstone
Bed in Summer by Robert Louis Stevenson
Rock-a-bye by Mary N. Prescott
Day’s End by Henry Newbolt
Day of the Circus Horse by T. A. Daly
Good Night by Jane and Ann Taylor
Lullaby for an Infant Chief by Sir Walter Scott
The Dustman by Frederic Edward Weatherly
Lullaby by Lord Alfred Tennyson

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Night by Mary F. Butts
The Sandman by Margaret Vandergrift
Child’s Evening Hymn by Sabine Baring Gould
When Sleepy Man Comes by Charles G. D. Roberts
A Collection of Bedtime Nursery Rhymes by Unknown Authors
Every Night, Every Morn by William Blake
A Cradle Song by William Blake
Another Cradle Song by William Blake
The Cottager and Her Infant by Dorothy Wordsworth
Sweet and Low by Alfred Tennyson
Lullaby by Eliza Follen
Rockaby, Lullaby by Josiah Gilbert Holland
Old Gaelic Lullaby by Unknown Author
Sleep, My Treasure by E. Nesbit
Lullaby by Celia Thaxter
Good-Night Song by Laura Richards
Lullaby by J. W. Folley
Cradle Songs by Algernon Charles Swinburne
The Willow Wand by A. E. W.
The Sandman by Evelyn Stein
Little John Lullaby by Unknown Author
Little Bed by Unknown Author
Goodnight by W.T. Peters
The Land of Nod by Hilda Conkling
Moon Song by Mildred Plew Merryman
Goodnight by Samuel Goodrich
The Evening is Coming by Unknown Author
Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear by Unknown Author
Bed-Time by Gelett Burgess
A Cradle Song by Thomas Dekker
Minnie and Winnie by Alfred Tennyson
The Mouse’s Lullaby by Palmer Cox
Come Little Leaves by George Cooper

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