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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

Some more nursery rhymes to enjoy

Ten Little Boys

Ten little boys went out to dine,
One choked his little self and then there
were nine.

Nine little boys sat up very late
One overslept himself and then there
were eight.

Eight little boys travelling in Devon
One said he'd stay there and then there
were seven.

Seven little boys chopping up sticks
One chopped himself in half and then there
were six.

Six little boys playing with a hive
A bumble bee stung one, and then there
were five.

Five little boys going in for law
One got in chancery and then there
were four.

Four little boys going out to sea
A red herring swallowed one then there
were three.

Three little boys walking in a Zoo
A big bear hugged one and then there
were two.

Two little boys sitting in the sun
One got frizzled up, and then there
was one.

One little boy living all alone
He got married and then there
was none.

Origins of Nursery Rhyme Lyrics and Words

Nursery Rhyme lyrics have many different origins and meanings. In most cases the meanings behind nursery rhyme lyrics cannot be verified. A few examples of some more well know nursery rhyme lyrics and their possible meanings are; ‘Baa, Baa, Black sheep’ was thought to originate from the medieval taxes, ‘Humpty Dumpty’ was thought to be a cannon used in the English civil war and ‘London Bridge is Falling Down’ was thought to be related to the burial of children in foundations or Vikings burning wooden bridges. Whatever the meaning behind Nursery Rhyme Lyrics we have enjoyed them in our own childhood along with sharing them with our own children (and it is amazing after many years how quickly the Lyrics to nursery rhymes can still be remembered).


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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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