Search Nursery Rhyme Lyrics & Childrens Songs
Hop a Little Jump a Little
Hop a little, jump a little,
One two, three;
Run a little, skip a little,
Tap one knee;
Bend a little, stretch a little,
Nod your head;
Yawn a little, sleep a little,
In your bed.
Some more nursery rhymes to enjoy
What's this round and prickly thing?
Can it be a pincushin?
No! Pincushions never grow
In the fields where daisies blow
Oh! and now I see a nose
With four little tiny toes,
And as it opens in the sun
How those black beetles cut and run!
But see, it hears a barking dog
And rolls up safe, that poor hedgehog.
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).