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Old MacDonald Had A Farm

This children’s classic is one that is passed down from generation to generation. ‘Old MacDonald had a farm’ is a nursery rhyme about a farmer and the various animals he keeps on his farm. Each verse changes to a different animal, and is accompanied by the noise they make. You can add or subtract the […]

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Mary Had A Little Lamb

There are not many parents today that wouldn’t have sung Mary had a little lamb to their child at some stage of their life. This nursery rhyme is a classic that has retained its place in nursery rhyme history. (more…)

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Humpty Dumpy

Humpty Dumpy is a simple lyrical song that is based upon 15th century England. There are many theories as to what the rhyme was about, but there is no set meaning. You can draw your own conclusions as to who, or what Humpty Dumpty is, but here are a few common explanations for the song. […]

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Hickory dickory dock

This nonsense song uses alliteration to get a small child or baby’s attention. The aim is for the child to mimic the sound of a clock chiming when it reaches the appropriate part of the nursery rhyme. This song is intended to introduce children to the importance of telling the time and the sound (olden […]

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Baa Baa Black Sheep

This nursery rhyme originated back in 1744 and has remained a popular children’s song. The lyrics for this rhyme were to help children associate wool and wool products to the animal that produces it, and the sounds that a sheep makes. The first grasp of language for children is to imitate noises and sounds that […]

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