Lots of exciting things can happen when we’re sleeping! Listen to this poem about dreams.


Do the preparation task first. Then listen to the poem and do the activities.



Last night I flew in outer space

I flew so fast and far.

An alien spaceship tried to chase

Me round a shining star.


Last night I had a pair of wings

But still I couldn’t fly.

I had to watch as other things

Like chairs went floating by!


Last night I helped a dragon with

A roar that had no fire.

I gave it chilli peppers

And watched the flames shoot higher.


Last night I found some magic shoes

Which made me feel so tall.

I jumped so high I couldn’t lose

When I played basketball.


Last night I painted my whole town

In yellow, blue and red.

It looked as if a circus clown

Had coloured it instead.


Each night I curl up in my bed

Excited to find out

What I will be inside my head

What my dreams will be about.


Gillian Craig


Do you like this poem? What do you dream about? Tell us about it!

Average: 4.1 (13 votes)

Submitted by PrincessWaterf… on Mon, 01/06/2020 - 07:22

It is an interesting poem.

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