Nursery Rhyme Lyrics and Chlidrens Songs

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Nursery Rhymes - Alphabetical Index

Nursery Rhyme Lyrics and Chlidrens Songs

A nursery rhyme and was once consider the equivalent of the modern day pop song. They would be written by hawkers or Ballard men, many of them would be based upon things in everyday life, often incorporating scandalous events to make them more entertaining. Additionally some of the most famous and well loved nursery rhymes today were made and sung centuries ago, and not always for fun, but often to tell the story of events. In many cases the history of these songs is now unclear. Today we enjoy most of them for fun. LanternTree collects lyrics to hundreds of popular nursery rhymes and childrens songs. Many of these have been passed down from generation to generation. Use our Nursery Rhyme Lyric and Childrens Songs search or alphabetical index to find all Nursery Rhyme Lyrics and words to childrens songs. Entertain and teach kids lyrics to nursery rhymes that you remember as child and keep up the tradition of passing down lyrics to rhymes.


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Some more nursery rhymes to enjoy

A Candle (Little Nanny Etticote)

Little Nanny Etticoat
In a white petticoat,
And a red nose;
The longer she stands
The shorter she grows.

Little Nanny Etticote (A Candle) - History, Origin or Meaning of Lyrics

This nursery rhyme based on a petticoat, a ladies undergarment with lace trimmings popularly worn in the 1950’s, is actually an Old English riddle where the red nose is the flame, and the petticoat is a candle - the answer to the riddle. Like in many other countries, people used riddles based on actual things, people and events to entertain themselves.


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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.

Baby and Pregnancy

 Baby and Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting time in your life, but it can also be a nerve racking and exhausting period of your life. In this time a woman’s body will go through many changes that you need to cope with while the parents to be are anticipating a monumental change in their life once the little one arrives.

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