The ideas for the following projects are from TLC Nursery Rhymes and More Nursery Rhymes.


Baa Baa Black Sheep

Baa, baa black sheep
Have you any wool?
Yes sir, yes sir.  Three bags full.
One for the master
and one for the dame.
And one for the little boy
who lives down the lane.

1, 2, Buckle My Shoe

1, 2, Buckle my shoe.
3, 4 Shut the door.
5, 6 Pick up sticks.
7, 8 Lay them straight.
9, 10 A big fat hen!


Hey Diddle Diddle

Hey diddle, diddle.
The cat and the fiddle.
The cow jumped over the moon.
The little dog laughed to see such a sport
and the dish ran away with the spoon!

Diddle Diddle Dumpling

Diddle diddle dumpling
my son John.
He went to bed with his socks on.
One shoe off and one shoe on.
Diddle diddle dumpling
my son John!


Hickory Dickory Dock

Hickory, dickory, dock.
The mouse ran up the clock.
The clock struck one.
The mouse ran down.
Hickory, dickory, dock!

Hickety Pickety

Hickety pickety,
my black hen.
She lays eggs for gentlemen.
Sometimes nine.
And sometimes ten.
Hickety pickety,
my black hen.


Itsy Bitsy Spider

The itsy bitsy spider
climbed up the water spout.
Down came the rain
and washed the spider out.
Out came the sun
and dried up all the rain.
And the itsy bitsy spider
went up the spout again!

Humpty Dumpty

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
All the king's horses
and all the King's men
couldn't put Humpty together again!


Jack Be Nimble

Jack be nimble!
Jack be quick!
Jack jump over the candle stick!

Jack and Jill

Jack and Jill went up the hill
to fetch a pail of water.
Jack fell down
and broke his crown.
And Jill came tumbling after!


Little Boy Blue

Little Boy Blue
come blow your horn.
The sheep's in the meadow.
The cow's in the corn.
Where is the boy who looks after the sheep?
He's under the haystack fast asleep

Little Bo Peep

Little Bo-Peep has lost her sheep
and she doesn't know where to find them.
Leave them alone,
and they'll come home
wagging their tails behind them.


Mary Had a Little Lamb

Mary had a little lamb.
It's fleece was white as snow.
And everywhere that Mary went
the lamb was sure to go.

Little Miss Muffet

Little Miss Muffet
sat on a tuffet
eating her curds and whey.
Along came a spider
and sat down beside her.
And frightened Miss Muffet away!


Old King Cole

Old King Cole
was a merry old soul,
and a merry old soul was he.
He called for his pipe,
and he called for his bowl,
and he called for his fiddlers three.

Mary, Mary Quite Contrary

Mary, Mary quite contrary
How does your garden grow?
With silver bells
And cockle shells,
And pretty maids all in a row.


Pat a Cake

Pat a cake, pat a cake
Baker's man!
Bake me a cake
as fast as you can.
Pat it, and prick it,
and mark it with a ___.
Put it in the oven for ____ and me!

Old Mother Hubbard

Old Mother Hubbard
went to the cupboard
to get her poor dog a bone.
But when she got there,
the cupboard was bare.
And so the poor dog had none.


Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater

Peter, Peter, pumpkin eater,
Had a wife and couldn't keep her.
He put her in a pumpkin shell
and there he kept her very well

Peas Porridge Hot

Peas porridge hot.
Peas porridge cold.
Peas porridge in the pot
Nine days old!


Simple Simon

Simple Simon
met a pieman
going to the fair.
Says Simple Simon to the pieman
"Let me taste your ware!"

Says the pieman to Simple Simon
"Show me first your penny."
Says Simple Simon to the pieman
"Indeed I have not any!"

Queen of Hearts

The Queen of Hearts
she made some tarts
all on a summer's day.
The Knave of Hearts,
he stole those tarts
and took them clean away.


To Market

To market, to market
to buy a fat pig.
Home again, home again
Jiggity jig!

To market, to market
to buy a fat hog.
Home again, home again
Jiggity jog!

Star Light

Star light.
Star bright.
First star I see tonight.
I wish I may.
I wish I might
have the wish I wish tonight.


Wee Willie Winkie

Wee Willie Winkie
runs through the town, 
upstairs, downstairs, 
in his nightgown.
Rapping at the windows, 
crying through the lock, 
"Are the children all in bed? 
For now it's eight 8 o'clock".

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Twinkle, twinkle little star.
How I wonder what you are.
Up above the world so high.
Like a diamond in the sky.
Twinkle, twinkle little star.
How I wonder what you are!