There are so many weird and fun holidays out there. One wacky holiday coming up is ‘Sandcastle Day‘. Which believe it or not happens every year on the 5th August and celebrates the building of sandcastles! Sandcastles bring back so many fond childhood memories of hitting the seaside with your family, feeling the cool sea wash over your feet and watching your magnificent sandcastle getting washed away in moments. The building of sandcastle is a magical moment. But, when was the last time you built a sandcastle? last year, 10 years ago…Sandcastle day has been created to remind people of the beauty of building a sandcastles and the fun you can have with your friends or family members. If you can’t get to the seaside, don’t worry we have 10 amazing sandcastle poems for kids that will give you the same feeling as building your own sandcastle. Why not even check our 10 amazing ‘Outdoor Summer Activities That Improve Literacy‘!
Sandcastle Poems for Kids by the Story Saturday Community
Childhood’s palaces –
Tributes to eternity,
Lost to tide and time
– Haiku by @BhhBurns
Moulding sand; yellow and brown,
So many castles, it’s like a small town,
A wave splashes over and they all fall down!
– Poem by @tyrannopaulus
Both islanders, we could’ve built sand castles together,
but I was a sea, destined to destroy,
and you, a steadfast palm tree.
– Poem by @CintzeSpeaks
Ambition’s last stand
Fall to time and tide.
& castles made of sand.
– Poem by @LightDarkWords
A salty moat
To fend off
the giants and
– Poem by @Poet_BDHildreth
Along the shore
as the sun rises
on a new day
before the tides
wash all away.
– Poem by @cyclemaniac
Love to play
with my Kingdom by the bay
Such big dreams for baby, King, & Queen
To my dismay a wave washed it away.
– Poem by @ArielliCady
The tears started when he came back with the shells to decorate the sand castle only to find the sandy mound that remained.
– Short Story by @innerchanging
On crystal beaches
Where childhood dreams conquer all
Sand Castles still fall.
– Haiku by @saf_begum
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