Nursery Rhymes

Nursery Rhymes
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Itsy Bitsy Spider went 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 climbed up the spout again
  •  Have your child act out the poem with hand motions
  • Think of words that rhyme with rain
Little Miss Muffet
Little Miss Muffet sat on her tuffet
Eating her curds and whey
When along came a spider who sat down beside her
And frightened Miss Muffet away
  • Discuss what you would do if you were Miss Muffet
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
  • Think of words that rhyme with shell
  • Discuss the life cycle of a pumpkin (seed, sprout, vine, little green pumpkin, big orange pumpkin)
Hey Diddle Diddle
Hey Diddle Diddle
The cat and the fiddle
The cow jumped over the moon
The little dog laughed to see such sport
And the dish ran away with the spoon
  • Think of words that rhyme with moon and cat
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
  • Think of other words that begin with the /j/ sound like Jack and Jill.
  • Think of words that rhyme with hill

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