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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

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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

Widow From Babylon
Little Miss Patty and Master Paul
Me Came Floatee in a Boatee
The Chatelaine
The Refusal
When
You See Merry Phyllis
Pins
Mr Bicker staff
On Digital Extremities

 

Some more nursery rhymes to enjoy

Pittypat and Tippytoe

All day long they come and go
Pittypat and Tippytoe;
Footprints up and down the hall,
Playthings scattered on the floor,
Finger-marks along the wall,
Tell-tale smudges on the door
By these presents you shall know
Pittypat and Tippytoe.

How they riot at their play!
And a dozen times a day
In they troop, demanding bread
Only buttered bread will do,
And the butter must be spread
Inches thick with sugar too!
And I never can say No,
Pittypat and Tippytoe!

Sometimes there are griefs to soothe,
Sometimes ruffled brows to smooth;
For I much regret to say
Tippytoe and Pittypat
Sometimes interrupt their play
With an internecine spat;
Fie, for shame! to quarrel so
Pittypat and Tippytoe!

Oh the thousand worrying things
Every day recurrent brings!
Hands to scrub and hair to brush,
Search for playthings gone amiss,
Many a wee complaint to hush,
Many a little bump to kiss;
Life seems one vain, fleeting show
To Pittypat and Tippytoe!

And when day is at an end,
There are little duds to mend;
Little frocks are strangely torn,
Little shoes great holes reveal,
Little hose, but one day worn,
Rudely yawn at toe and heel!
Who but you could work such woe,
Pittypat and Tippytoe?

But when comes this thought to me:
Some there are that childless be,
Stealing to their little beds,
With a love I cannot speak,
Tenderly I stroke their heads
Fondly kiss each velvet cheek.
God help those who do not know
A Pittypat or Tippytoe!

On the floor and down the hall,
Rudely smutched upon the wall,
There are proofs in every kind
Of the havoc they have wrought,
And upon my heart you 'd find
Just such trade-marks, if you sought;
Oh, how glad I am 't is so,
Pittypat and Tippytoe!


 

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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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