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Did you know that many nursery rhyme lyrics we have read children have their origins in English history. Nursery Rhyme words have been composed for differing reasons, some of these reasons include; rhymes were written to recount local events that may have been forgotten, to express feelings of love and care, lyrics with hidden meaning such as displeasure or grievance with governments and authorities. Often the reason the lyrics are in rhyme form was to ensure they are easy to remember. If they can be easily remembered then it is likely that they would be spread by word of mouth and reach a larger audience. The true reason behind Nursery rhyme lyrics if often not for the faint hearted.

In addition to the search above you can browse all nursery rhymes via the links below or alternatively use our alphabetical listing.

Index of Nursery Rhyme Lyrics and Chlidrens Songs

A  |  B  |  C to D  |  E to F  |  G to H  |  I to K  |  L to M  |  N to R  |  S to Te  |  Th  |  Ti to Z

Nursery Rhymes are normally short songs for children that are typically taught to kids aged between 3 and 7 years. Although the lyrics are often sung for fun they also provide an educational aspects such as learning basic count skills, extending a childs vocabulary, teaching children concepts like the alphabet,  names of week days and months. Nursery rhyme lyrics and childrens songs can also be a useful tool with keeping children occupied on trips, extending playtime or helping with the evening bedtime routine. Many of the lyrics to your faviourte nursery rhymes and childrens songs are easily remembered from your own childhood, however for those you have forgotten or maybe you’re in search of new or variations then LanternTree will be valuable resource.

Here are some more Nursery Rhyme Lyrics and Songs for Children

The Miser
The Greedy Little Pitchers
Why May Not I Love Johnny
The Man of Derby
Walked By My Self
On The First Of March
X Y and Tumbledown Z
Mirth And Play
Master I Have
Ride Away Ride Away

 

Some more nursery rhymes to enjoy

Wynken Blynken and Nod

Wynken, Blynken, and Nod one night
Sailed off in a wooden shoe--
Sailed on a river of crystal light,
Into a sea of dew.
"Where are you going, and what do you wish?"
The old moon asked the three.
"We have come to fish for the herring fish
That live in this beautiful sea;
Nets of silver and gold have we!"
Said Wynken, Blynken, And Nod.

The old moon laughed and sang a song,
As they rocked in the wooden shoe,
And the wind that sped them all night long
Ruffled the waves of dew.
The little stars were the herring fish
That lived in that beautiful sea--
"Now cast your nets wherever you wish--
Never afeard are we";
So cried the stars to the fishermen three:
Wynken, Blynken, And Nod.

All night long their nets they threw
To the stars in the twinkling foam--
Then down from the skies came the wooden shoe,
Bringing the fishermen home;
'T was all so pretty a sail it seemed
As if it could not be,
And some folks thought 't was a dream they 'd dreamed
Of sailing t


 

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About Nursery Rhymes

 Nursery Rhymes

A nursery rhyme is a traditional song or poem taught to young children, originally in the nursery. Learning nursery rhymes lyrics assists in the development of vocabulary and in some cases basic counting skills. It also introduces children to enjoy music. Often actions, movement or dances are associated with these nursery rhymes and children songs.

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