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Nursery Rhymes

Nursery Rhymes

Please practice these nursery rhymes at home as it will help develop phonological awareness.  


Hickory, Dickory, Dock


Hickory, dickory, dock,

the mouse ran up the clock.

The clock struck one,

the mouse ran down,

hickory, dickory, dock.



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!



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!


Little Bo-Peep


Little Bo-Peep

has lost her sheep,

and doesn't know where

to find them.

Leave them alone,

and they'll come home,

wagging their tails

behind them.
There Was an Old Woman


There was an old woman

who lived in a shoe.

She had so many children,

she didn't know what to do.

She gave them all broth

without any bread.

Then kissed them all soundly

and put them to bed.
Mary Had a Little Lamb


Mary had a little lamb,

its fleece was white as snow.

And everywhere that Mary went,

the lamb was sure to go.

It followed her to school one day,

it was against the rule.

It made the students laugh and play,

to see a lamb at school.


Jack and Jill


Jack and Jill went up a hill

to fetch a pail of water.

Jack fell down

and broke his crown,

and Jill came tumbling after.


Little Miss Muffet


Little Miss Muffet

Sat on her tuffet

Eating her curds and whey.

Along came a spider

Who sat down beside her

And frightened Miss Muffet away.

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.


Jack, Be Nimble


Jack, be nimble.

Jack, be quick.

Jack, jump over

the candlestick.