Learning Nursery Rhymes In Your Sleepwear

Nursery rhymes are fun for kids of all ages, and they can help you learn things, too. You can read, sing, or make crafts with nursery rhymes like "Little Miss Muffet," "Mary Had a Little Lamb," and "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star." Put on your sleepwear, jump into bed, and settle down with some nursery rhymes, or use them to have fun once you wake up!

A Tisket, A Tasket

Not much rhymes with "basket," does it? This old rhyme can be said or sung.

The Ants Go Marching

Work on your counting skills with this song about ants trying to get out of the rain.

Nursery Rhymes and Kids' Songs

Watch this video to learn all sorts of fun rhymes and songs, from old ones your parents learned as kids to newer ones.

The Farmer in the Dell Coloring Page

Color in the farmer, then read the rhyme that makes up the pattern of his song.

Rhymes for Counting Fun

Here is a collection of fingerplays, action poems, nursery rhymes, and songs arranged by theme.

Itsy Bitsy Spider Hand Puppet

Make an Itsy Bitsy Spider hand puppet craft, then use it to practice the nursery rhyme.

Nursery Rhyme Games for Kids

Great for birthday parties or just for fun, these games are based on nursery rhymes.

The Wheels on the Bus

Watch this video and sing along: The lyrics are shown on the screen, karaoke-style.

Row Row Row Your Boat

This is a fun and simple song to sing, and once you're really good at it, you can try singing it as a round: One person starts singing, and then the next person starts after the first line, without skipping a line, so you're singing different words at the same time. You might think that would sound awful, but it doesn't!

Jack Sprat Game

Feed Jack and his wife the foods they like in this online game.

Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed

Every kid loves this song, and it's also a good lesson: Don't jump on the bed or you might get hurt!

How to Write a Fractured Nursery Rhyme

Try playing around with a nursery rhyme, changing some of the words to make a silly rhyme of your own.

Hickory Dickory Dock

Count the hours up to 12 with this rhyme about animals and a clock.

Simple Simon

You can either say or sing this rhyme about a boy who has a lot of bad luck getting what he wants.

Jack Be Nimble Nursery Rhyme Craft

Make this nursery rhyme craft with cardstock, glue, and tissue paper and recite the fun rhyme.

The Muffin Man

This is a fun song, but you can also turn it into a game to play with your friends.

30 Popular Nursery Rhymes for Kids

This page has 30 popular nursery rhymes written out. Do you know them all?

Mr. Sun

Sing along with this fun rhyme that wishes for a sunny day!

Three Little Kittens Coloring Page

Color in this page showing the three little kittens telling their mother that they lost their mittens.

Nursery Rhyme Yoga

Practice yoga poses that go with the words of different nursery rhymes!

Freeze Dance Rhyming

Practice your rhyming skills with Wonder Red from Super Why! with this game.

London Bridge Is Falling Down

This fun rhyme can also be a song or a playground game.

Hickory Dickory Dock Clock Craft

Make a clock that can help you learn the nursery rhyme "Hickory Dickory Dock" and learn about telling time, too.

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Craft

Paint a pretty picture of the night sky to go along with this nursery rhyme.

This Little Piggy Finger Puppets

Make finger puppets to play with as you recite "This Little Piggy."

The Cat and the Fiddle

Play nursery rhyme games with the Cat and the Fiddle, read the rhyme, or listen to it as it's read to you.

Baa Baa Black Sheep Name Activity

This art project is easy to do and calls for just a few simple supplies.

Nursery Rhyme Snacks

Your parents can help you make these yummy snacks with a nursery rhyme theme, like Humpty Dumpy sandwiched or Muffin Man muffins.

15 Counting Songs, Fingerplays, and Rhymes

Read these counting rhymes and you might find that there are a few you've never heard of before!

Climbing Itsy Bitsy Spider

With this craft project, you can create a spider that really climbs to go with the nursery rhyme.

Baa Baa Black Sheep

Follow along with this video to sing this famous rhyme about a sheep.

Exploring Humpty Dumpty

Make some fun crafts and tell the story of Humpty Dumpty.

Who Is Mother Goose?

Are you wondering who wrote all of these rhymes? Often, people will say that it was Mother Goose. This article looks at who Mother Goose might have been.

Nursery Rhyme Medley

Watch this video and sing along with a bunch of fun rhymes!

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Color in this picture, then read the words to sing the song.

Old MacDonald

Sing this song about farm animals and you get to make silly noises while you sing!

Old King Cole Coloring Sheet

Old King Cole was a merry old soul … can you color him in so he looks merry?

Nursery Rhyme Interactive: Humpty Dumpty

Click to make the story of the rhyme play out.