Grandparents Day songs & poems

Grandparent-centric songs and poems in honor of National Grandparents Day.

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Drove My Chevy to the Levee on Grandparents Day
Take American Pie, update the lyrics by many years, and you’ve got an anthem. More lyrics.

A Song for Grandma and Grandpa
Oh Grandma, Grandpa, you know that I love you
I love all those little things that you say and do. More lyrics.


Funny poems about grandparents

Poet Howard Eisenberg has written some truly funny rhymes and poems, collected in an anthology called Toddler Empire.

Here are some of our favorites.

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Grandparents Day is the second Sunday of September.  In the years since Jimmy Carter first declared Grandparents Day a national holiday in 1978, we’ve been following his call to reflect on the impact grandparents have on our own lives — and on society. In that spirit, we’ll help you celebrate the grands in your life with creative gifts, activities for the whole family, and more.