30 Poems About First Grade Graduation

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Dan

As the year winds down and your first graders look forward to summer break, a bittersweet goodbye is in store. Graduating from first grade marks an incredible milestone for young students – and it’s an exciting moment that parents, teachers, and peers want to recognize.

To commemorate this particular day, why not make your ceremony even more meaningful by reciting a poem?

Here are some of our favorite poems about first grade graduation that will bring smiles to everyone’s faces!

Related: For more, check out our article on Starting Second Grade  here.

Five Free Verse Poems About First Grade Graduation

A New Chapter

A new chapter begins today,

No more first grade, we’re on our way.

We’ve learned to read, we’ve learned to write,

Now we’ll soar to new heights.

We’ll miss our teacher, Miss Johnson so dear,

She’s taught us so much throughout the year.

We’ll remember the days of sharing and play,

And the challenges we faced every day.

But now it’s time to turn a page,

A new chapter awaits, a new stage.

We’ll move forward with excitement and pride,

Knowing our foundation in learning is strong and wide.

We’ll cherish the memories we’ve made,

And carry them with us as we take on the next grade.

Our future is bright, our future is grand,

First grade graduation is just the start of our plans.

Friends Forever

Friends forever, that’s what we’ll be,

From first grade to infinity.

We laughed, we played, we learned a lot,

Now it’s time to move on, and give it all we’ve got.

We won’t forget the times we shared,

The joyous moments when we truly cared.

We helped each other when things got tough,

And always stayed together, no matter how rough.

Our bonds are strong, unbreakable and true,

We’ll keep in touch, and never lose the view.

Of the friendship we built in first grade,

That will last forever, and never fade.

Memories

Memories we’ll cherish, memories we’ll keep,

From the days of first grade so sweet.

The songs we sang, the stories we read,

All the things we learned and the friends we met.

We’ll look back on the moments we shared,

The laughter, the joy, the love we paired.

We’ll remember the projects we worked on,

And all the skills we’ve learned to rely upon.

We’ll never forget the field trips we took,

The fun we had, as we explored like a book.

All of these will be treasured forever,

As memories of first grade, we’ll always remember.

Graduation Day

Graduation day is finally here,

We’ve worked so hard, we shed no tears.

We’re proud of what we’ve accomplished so far,

And we know we’ll go far.

We’ll miss our classmates and our teacher too,

But we’ll hold the memories and cherish what’s true.

We’ll remember the times we spent in class,

And all the things we learned that will forever last.

We walk away with pride in our heart,

Knowing that we’ve given it our all from the start.

Now we’re ready for the next chapter to begin,

And we’re eager to see what life has in store for us, within.

The Future

The future is bright, the future is grand,

The world is waiting, we’ll take it in hand.

We’ll use what we’ve learned, and we’ll make a mark,

First grade graduation is just the start.

We’ll take on challenges, big and small,

And we’ll stand tall through it all.

We’ll use our knowledge, and we’ll use our wit,

To make a difference, and to never quit.

The world is ours, and we’ll make it shine,

With the skills we’ve acquired, and the knowledge we’ll combine.

We’re grateful for the foundation we’ve built,

And we promise to use it, to make our dreams fulfilled.

Five Haiku Poems About First Grade Graduation

A New Beginning

Tassels on our caps,

First grade is now behind us,

New chapter begins.

Friends Forever

Friends made in first grade,

Memories that will not fade,

Together always.

Graduation Day

Caps thrown in the air,

First grade graduation day,

Proud of what we’ve done.

Memories

Remembering the days,

Songs, stories, and games we played,

First grade memories.

Future Plans

Graduation brings hope,

Endless possibilities,

Bright future awaits.

Five Limerick Poems About First Grade Graduation

Moving On

First grade was lots of fun,

But now it’s time to be done.

We’ve learned to read and write,

And we’re shining so bright,

Off to new adventures we’ll run.

Proud Graduates

We’re proud of our graduation day,

Our accomplishments on display.

We’ve worked hard all year round,

Our knowledge and skills are sound,

Ready for the next grade, come what may.

A Farewell to First Grade

Goodbye first grade, it’s been swell,

We’ll miss you more than we can tell.

Our teacher Miss Jones,

Taught us many new tones,

And got us ready for second grade well.

The Graduation Party

We celebrated our success,

At our graduation party, no stress.

Music and cake,

Funny hats we did make,

A celebration, nothing less.

Looking Ahead

Graduation is just the start,

Of a journey we’ll make with heart.

With knowledge and skills in hand,

We’ll strive to reach our dreamland,

And make our future a work of art.

Five Tanka Poems About First Grade Graduation

A New Day

First grade graduation,

A new day of exploration.

The world awaits us,

New knowledge and adventure,

We’ll shine ever brighter now.

Memories to Keep

Graduation day brings,

Memories to keep forever,

Songs, stories, and friends,

Our hearts are full of gratitude,

For all the things we’ve learned here.

Friends Forever

Friends made in first grade,

Will always be cherished and kept,

Bonds that won’t be broke,

We’ll stand by each other’s side,

Forever friends, true and tried.

The Road Ahead

Graduation day marks,

The beginning of a new road,

Learning and growing,

We’ll take on every challenge,

And make our dreams come alive.

Proud Graduates

Proud graduates we are,

Of what we’ve accomplished here,

First grade is done well,

With joy and knowledge in hand,

We’re ready for what’s ahead.

Five Sonnet Poems About First Grade Graduation

A Year in Review

The first grade year, it’s now at its end,

And we’ve accomplished so much in this span.

We’ve learned to read, and write, to count, and blend,

To explore, to imagine, and to plan.

Our teacher guided us, with love and care,

Supported us, as we took on each task.

She showed us how to show our love and share,

And helped us learn from any challenge asked.

Now we stand proud, with our graduation,

And cherish all the memories we’ve gained.

We’ll move on, with a strong foundation,

And know that we’ll never feel restrained.

First grade was just the perfect start,

Onward we go, with love in our heart.

The Future Ahead

Graduation marks the start of a new trip,

A journey that will lead us all to grow.

We’ll take the facts we’ve learned, and not let slip,

The skills we need, all of them on the go.

We’ll carry with us memories, of great days,

From songs we sang, to tales of fantasy.

The friends we found, in so many ways,

Will always stay with us, in our hearts in reality.

Now we’re ready to take on what’s ahead,

The next grade level, a new adventure.

We’ll use all that we’ve learned, and never dread,

And keep our minds in a state of capture.

The future is bright, and we’ll do just fine,

We have the tools we need, for an epic climb.

Friends and Memories

Friends we made, during the year in class,

Are memories we’ll treasure, with love and glee.

The moments shared, were always meant to last,

As close friends forever, they’ll be.

The games we played, and stories we read aloud,

Are cherished memories, that linger and stay.

We laughed so hard, as if we were a crowd,

And always kept our worries at bay.

Now graduation has come, and it’s time to part,

But memories and friends will never go away.

We’ll think of each other, close in our heart,

And cherish the bond that we made today.

Our journey will continue, with memories at hand,

Of a first-grade year, that was just so grand.

Proud Graduates

We stand here today, proud graduates we are,

Of first grade days, that will always be treasured.

Our teacher gave her all, as if it were her star,

And showed us how to learn and be measured.

From learning to read, to mastering math,

From taking on projects, to sharing with all.

We learned to take on life, and its every path,

To stand tall, and to never fall.

Graduation is just the perfect start,

To a life that will carry us far.

We’ll never forget, our first-grade heart,

And all the skills, that made them a star.

Proud graduates we are, and will always be,

Thankful we are, for what we’ve learned and see.

A New Chapter Awaits

Graduation marks, the end of first grade,

A chapter that we’ll forever adore.

Our foundation is strong, we have it made,

Our knowledge and skills, will always be more.

Our teacher showed us how to learn,

To never give up, and to strive.

Our minds and hearts, forever burn,

With a passion to be alive.

Now a new chapter awaits, us all,

Filled with new lessons, and challenges to face.

We’ll use what we’ve learned, and stand tall,

And always stay strong, in any case.

First grade taught us well, and showed us the way,

Onward we go, to seize the day.

Five Ode Poems About First Grade Graduation

Oh First Grade Year

Oh first-grade year, we’ll miss you so,

The songs we sang, the things we know.

You’ve taught us math, and how to read,

So many skills that will take the lead.

Our teacher, Miss Johnson, we’ll never forget,

Her love and guidance, we’ll forever get.

She showed us how to be kind and true,

And how to make new friends, just like you.

Our memories of you, we’ll always keep,

As we move on, to take on the steep.

We’ll never forget, what we learned,

And how much our confidence has turned.

Oh first-grade year, we say goodbye,

With a grateful heart, and eyes that shine.

A Day of Celebration

First grade graduation day, a day of celebration,

Proud graduates we are, with hearts filled with elation.

We’ve worked hard all year, and now it’s time to shine,

To show the world we’re ready, and know we’ll do just fine.

Our teacher, Miss Jones, we thank you so much,

For teaching us so well, and giving us such.

The knowledge and skills, we’ll forever use,

And we’ll never forget, the fun we did choose.

Our parents and families, we thank you too,

For supporting us all year, and seeing us through.

Today we celebrate, our success so great,

And know that we’ll do even better, as we graduate.

Memories to Cherish

First grade memories, we’ll always treasure,

Of the friends we made, and the lessons we measure.

The songs we sang, and the stories we read,

Will stay with us forever, and never be dead.

We’ll remember the projects, we worked on with glee,

And how we learned to explore and be free.

Our teacher, Miss Thompson, we thank you so much,

For showing us how to learn, and giving us such.

Our memories of first grade, we’ll always keep,

As we move on, with joy and not a peep.

We’ll never forget, the foundation we made,

That will help us achieve, and make the best trade.

First Grade Heart

First grade heart, oh how you beat,

With love and learning, each day we meet.

You’ve given us so much, to get us ready,

And shown us the way, to keep our mind steady.

Our teacher, Miss Brown, we thank you so much,

For teaching us so well, with your gentle touch.

You showed us how to care, for ourselves and others,

And how to be kind, to all our sisters and brothers.

Our first-grade heart, we’ll always treasure,

As we move on, to take on the measure.

We’ll use what we’ve learned, and strive to do more,

And always remember, our first-grade core.

An Ode to Graduation

Oh graduation day, we celebrate you,

Proud graduates, we’ll always be true.

First grade is done, and we’re on our way,

To new adventures, and brighter days.

Our teacher, Miss Smith, we thank you so much,

For guiding us so well, with your gentle touch.

You taught us how to learn, and never give up,

And how to be kind, and fill our life’s cup.

Graduation marks, a new beginning,

A journey that will always keep spinning.

We’ll take what we’ve learned, and make it shine,

And always remember, our first-grade time.

Oh graduation day, we say goodbye,

With a grateful heart, and eyes that cry.

Thankful for the memories, and bonds we made,

And looking forward, to a future that’s well made.

Five Villanelle Poems About First Grade Graduation

1. The End of First Grade

The end of first grade is drawing near,

A year so full of learning and fun,

It’s bittersweet, but we shed no tears.

We’ve grown so much in this past year,

From counting numbers one by one,

The end of first grade is drawing near.

We’ve learned to read and write with cheer,

Our friendships strengthened, one by one,

It’s bittersweet, but we shed no tears.

We’ve worked so hard, so give a cheer,

Our achievements shining bright like the sun,

The end of first grade is drawing near.

Our memories will be crystal clear,

Of all the things that we have done,

It’s bittersweet, but we shed no tears.

As we move on, let’s persevere,

And keep on growing, one by one,

The end of first grade is drawing near,

It’s bittersweet, but we shed no tears.

2. Graduation Day

Today’s the day we’ve waited for,

To celebrate what we’ve achieved,

Let’s shout and cheer and dance some more.

We’ve learned to read and write galore,

And counting money, can’t be deceived,

Today’s the day we’ve waited for.

We’ve made new friends, that’s for sure,

And our teachers, we’ve come to believe,

Let’s shout and cheer and dance some more.

We’ll miss our school, that’s for sure,

But new adventures, we’ll receive,

Today’s the day we’ve waited for.

So let’s take pride, and give a roar,

For all the things we’ve received,

Let’s shout and cheer and dance some more,

Today’s the day we’ve waited for.

3. Moving On

We’re moving on, it’s time to go,

From first grade, to bigger things,

It’s hard to leave, but we must grow.

Our dreams and goals, we’ll come to know,

With every step that learning brings,

We’re moving on, it’s time to go.

We’ll face new challenges, this we know,

But with courage and heart, we’ll spread our wings,

It’s hard to leave, but we must grow.

Our teachers’ wisdom, we’ll never outgrow,

Their guidance, love, and care still clings,

We’re moving on, it’s time to go.

We’ll carry our memories, high and low,

Of all the joy that first grade rings,

It’s hard to leave, but we must grow.

So let’s take pride, and let it show,

For all the things that first grade brings,

We’re moving on, it’s time to go,

It’s hard to leave, but we must grow.

4. Graduation Glee

We’ve reached the end, of this school year,

Our graduation, is finally here,

Let’s celebrate, with all our cheer.

We’ve learned so much, it’s crystal clear,

From reading books, to adding near,

We’ve reached the end, of this school year.

Our teachers guided, with love and care,

Our parents supported, always there,

Let’s celebrate, with all our cheer.

We’ve made new friends, that we hold dear,

Our memories, will forever appear,

We’ve reached the end, of this school year.

We’ll miss our school, without a fear,

But new adventures, are drawing near,

Let’s celebrate, with all our cheer,

We’ve reached the end, of this school year.

5. Goodbye First Grade

Goodbye first grade, you’ve been so great,

A year of learning, we’ll always treasure,

We’ll take with us, all that we’ve ate.

From counting numbers, to learning to skate,

Our hearts filled with joy and pleasure,

Goodbye first grade, you’ve been so great.

Our teachers’ guidance, we can’t debate,

Their love and care, without measure,

We’ll take with us, all that we’ve ate.

Our friends, we cannot separate,

Their bond will last forever,

Goodbye first grade, you’ve been so great.

As we leave and graduate,

Our future, we can’t measure,

We’ll take with us, all that we’ve ate,

Goodbye first grade, you’ve been so great.

Congratulations to the first graders of this year! It’s a fantastic accomplishment and we are celebrating with you.

We hope these poems brought some comfort, enthusiasm, and joy to your graduation season. It’s been a rollercoaster of emotions! Yet now that it’s all over, it’s time for the new journey ahead of you.

Keep those memories of your childhood years close to your heart and know that greatness awaits you on the other side of the horizon! And don’t forget: for more articles about school, poetry and more, come and check out our other articles. Have a good day everyone!

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