New Year’s Resolutions

Just think think think,
Of things you can do,
To make yourself better,
Before the year’s through.

Resolutions can be tough,
Or simple as can be,
Making resolutions,
Are great for you and me!

So what will you promise,
To help yourself my dear
Through (insert year),
Have a happy new year!

Iram Khan

Click on the image below for a printable of this poem:
New Year's Resolutions Poem

Goodbye (insert year)

Good bye good bye,
Our year is done,
We worked we played we had some fun,
So let’s be happy and safe and kind,
As we welcome another one.
Happy 2012!


Now is here —
A fine new start
For a whole new year.

The snow comes down
In the dark of night.
When we awake
The world is white.

In January
When there’s snow,
We get our sleds
And away we go.


Now is here —
A fine new start
For a whole new year.
The snow comes down
In the dark of night.
When we awake
The world is white.
In January
When there’s snow,
We get our sleds
And away we go.

New Year

A year to be glad in,
And not to be sad in,
To gain in, to give in,
A happy new year.
A new year for trying,
And never for sighing,
A new year to live in,
Oh, hold it most dear.


January opens
The box of the year
And brings out days
That are bright and clear.
And brings out days
That are cold and gray,
And shouts, “Come see
What I brought today!”

Leland B. Jacobs


Little January
Tapped at my door today.
And said, “Put on your winter wraps,
And come outdoors to play.”
Little January
Is always full of fun;
Today we coasted down the hill,
Until the set of sun.
Little January
Will stay a month with me
And we will have such jolly times-
Just come along and see.

Winifred C. Marshall


January sparkles.
January’s bold.
January huffs and puffs.
January’s cold.

February Twilight

I stood beside a hill
Smooth with new-laid snow,
A single star looked out
From the cold evening glow.

There was no other creature
That saw what I could see–
I stood and watched the evening star
As long as it watched me.

Sara Teasdale

Holding hands out in the snow
Slowly on our way we go
Leaving little paths behind
For the winter owl to find.

Snow Towards Evening

Suddenly the sky turned gray,
The day,
Which had been bitter and chill,
Grew soft and still.
From some invisible blossoming tree
Millions of petals cool and white
Drifted and blew
Lifted and flew,
Fell with the falling night.

Melville Cane

The snow fell gently all the night.
It made a blanket soft and white.
It covered houses, flowers and ground
But did not make a single sound


We are little icicles
Melting in the sun.
Can you see our tiny teardrops
Falling one by one?

The Snowman

One day we built a snowman,
We built him out of snow;
You should have seen how fine he was,
All white from top to toe.

We poured some water over him,
To freeze his legs and ears;
And when we went indoors to bed,
We thought he’d last for years.

But, in the night a warmer kind
Of wind began to blow;
And Jack Frost cried and ran away,
And with him went the snow.

When we went out next morning
To bid our friend “Good Day”,
There wasn’t any snowman there…
He’d melted right away!

A Chubby Little Snowman

A chubby little snowman
Had a carrot nose
Along came a rabbit
And what do you suppose?
That hungry little bunny,
Looking for his lunch,
ATE the snowman’s carrot nose…
Nibble, nibble, CRUNCH!

Little Snowman

(to the tune of “I’m a Little Teapot”)

I’m a little snowman round and fat,
Here are my mittens,
Here is my hat.
Add a little scarf and a carrot nose.
You stand so tall when the cold wind blows.

The Snowman

I made a great tall snowman
With two huge coal black eyes
And just to reach around his neck
Took two of Daddy’s ties.
I put a hat of mother’s
Upon his rounded head
And then I ran and left him
And hurried off to bed.
When I awoke next morning
Imagine my surprise
My snowman had run away
And left his hat, ties, and eyes!

The Snowman Song

I am a little snowman.
I am so fat and round.
I started from a snowflake
    that fell upon the ground.

I have two buttons for my eyes,
    a great big scarf of red,
I have a carrot for a nose,
    a hat upon my head.


The Snowman

Roll a snowball large,
Then one of middle size.
Roll a snowball small,
Use lumps of coal for eyes.
Place a carrot for a nose,
And old hat on his head.
And for his necktie, tie around
His neck a ribbon red.
A corncob pipe goes in his mouth,
Some buttons on his vest.
And there he stands so round and fat,
Of snowmen, he’s the best!

Snow Ball

I made myself a snow ball as perfect as could be
I thought I’d keep it as a pet and let it sleep with me
I made it some pajamas and a pillow for it’s head
Then, last night it ran away
But first — it wet the bed.

Shel Silverstein


(to the tune of “twinkle, twinkle little star”)

Snowflakes, snowflakes falling down,
On the trees and on the ground.
I will build a man of snow,
Tall black hat and eyes of coal,
If the sun comes out today,
I will watch you melt away!

(to the tune of “I’m a Little Tea Pot”)

I’m a little snowflake white and round
I don’t make a sound as I fall to the ground
When you look out your window you will shout
I’m putting on my mittens and going out.

Stephanie Shearer

It’s fun to walk in the sparkling snow,
And hear my boots go crunch,
I play so hard.
Soon I’m wet and tired
And ready for hot soup with lunch.

The warm south wind is taking a nap.
Zip up your coat and put on your hat.
So Mr. North Wind won’t nip at your toes,
Put on warm boots and warm winter clothes.
Put on your gloves to protect your fingers.
Now Mr. North Wind’s cold won’t linger.

I Heard a Bird Sing

I heard a bird sing
In the dark of December
A magical thing
And sweet to remember:
“We are nearer to Spring
Than we were in September,”
I heard a bird sing
In the dark of December.

Oliver Herford

Goodbye Winter
(to the tune of “Goodnight Ladies)

Goodbye winter,
Goodbye winter,
Goodbye winter,
Please go away!

continue by replacing “winter” with other winter words
eg: snowsuits, snow, scarves, toques, mittens, etc.

Five Little Inuit

Five little Inuit fishing in the ice,
The first one said, “I’m glad we’re being nice.”
The second one said, “There’s a polar bear over there.”
The third one said, “I don’t care.”
The fourth one said, “I’m going to my igloo.”
The fifth one said, “I think I’m going with you.”
Then wooh went the wind, and out went the light,
And the five little Inuit skated out of sight.