List of Best Nursery Rhymes | English Rhyme for Kids

A children's song is that song made for some purpose for young children and babies. The lyrics are usually very simple and repetitive, for easy understanding and memorization. In addition to the fun that can happen, is how parents introduce their children in the world of music. Traditionally, toddler's poem are transmitted from generation to generation and are part of popular culture, although in recent decades there have been numerous artists specialized in producing music and audiovisual shows aimed at children. Kid's rhymes are an activity in which children learn, whether playing and others singing different melodies, with varied themes that help to expand their knowledge about the environment that surrounds them.

Old McDonald Had a Farm

The song is about the peasant MacDonald and the animals that are on his farm. Each verse deals with a particular animal and its song. In many versions the songs from the early verses are added for each new verse. In Swedish it is usually called Per Olsson and his bonnagård or just Per Olsson. The Swedish text begins Per Olsson had a bonnagård and has been recorded on the album by Owe Thörnqvist and others.

2. Jack and Jill

Jack and Jill

Jack and Jill is a popular children's English song. The song, the music and its different variations, given the number 10266 in Key Rod folk songs (Roud Folk Song Index).

3. Hickory Dickory Dock

Hickory Dickory Dock

Hickory Dickory Dock or Hickety Dickety Dock is a famous English nursery rhyme. In this poem, a lovely battle has been shown between rats and a clock.

4. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star is one of the most popular rhymes in children's class. Jane Taylor of England wrote the short story titled Little Star. In 1806, Tailor and her sister Ana published the first texts for nursery children. In France in 1761 Melody was made made by Bhoyas Dirai G Maman. It has gained wide popularity since its release in English.

5. Ring-a-Ring o' Roses

Ring-a-Ring o' Roses

The origins of the nursery rhyme are not known, but it is often associated with the period of the Black Plague although some folklorists trace it back to pre-Christian pagan rites. In the Anglo-Saxon world, the nursery rhyme is known as the Ring a Ring o 'Roses. The first version in English was printed in 1881, but other versions were in use from the late 18th century in England. In the New World, a version is documented as being used in Connecticut in the 1840s.

6. Baa, Baa, Black Sheep

Baa, Baa, Black Sheep

Baa, Baa, Black Sheep is a children's song in English, the oldest version of which dates from 1731. It is sung on a variation of the French melody of Ah! I will tell you, mother, dating from 1761.

7. Rain Rain Go Away

Rain Rain Go Away

Rain Rain Go Away is a thematic kind of children's rhyme. Similar shouts exist in many cultures, including Ancient Greece. The English version of the callout, Rain Rain Go Away, is included in the Roud Folk Songs Index, number 19096.

8. Little Miss Muffet

Little Miss Muffet

Little Miss Muffet is a popular English children's nursery, one of the most frequently printed ones in the middle of the 20th century. According to the Roud Folk Song Index, index number 20605.

9. As I was going by Charing Cross

As I was going by Charing Cross

10. Roses are Red

Roses are Red

Roses are Red is a short poem popular in the English-speaking environment. It is traditionally associated with the celebration of Valentine's Day and is used in valentines. In the Raud Folk index, Songs has the number 19798.

11. Humpty Dumpty

Humpty Dumpty

Humpty Dumpty is a character in a nursery rhyme. Of unknown origin, its oldest appearance is in Juvenile Amusements (1797) by the English composer Samuel Arnold. It is represented as an anthropomorphic or personified egg. In some versions it is translated into Spanish as Zanco Panco or Tentetieso.

12. Bingo


Bingo or "Bingo was his name," or "old man who had a dog," a children song in English with unknown origin. The text of this poem comes with repeating several bits and inserting Bingo letters by touching.

13. Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush

Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush

14. If Wishes Were Horses, Beggars Would Ride

If Wishes Were Horses, Beggars Would Ride

15. The Farmer in the Dell

The Farmer in the Dell

16. Pat-a-Cake, Pat-a-Cake, Baker's Man

Pat-a-Cake, Pat-a-Cake, Baker's Man

17. Little Poll Parrot

Little Poll Parrot

18. Wee Willie Winkie

Wee Willie Winkie

19. Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe

Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe

20. Jack Be Nimble

Jack Be Nimble

21. On Top of Old Smoky

22. Five Little Monkeys

23. Girls and Boys Come Out To Play

24. Frère Jacques

25. Rub-a-Dub Dub

Rub-a-dub-dub is a very beautiful tradition children's poem, which was first published in 1798.

26. Pease Porridge Hot

27. Row, Row, Row Your Boat

28. Can you count the stars

29. Three Wise Men of Gotham

30. As I was going to St Ives

31. A Wise Old Owl

32. Matthew, Mark, Luke and John

33. Taffy was a Welshman

34. Little Boy Blue

35. Did You Ever See a Lassie?

36. Hush Little Baby

37. One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

38. Ladybird Ladybird

39. Diddle, Diddle, Dumpling, My Son John

40. Ding Dong Bell

41. Little Jack Horner

42. There Was an Old Woman Who Lived Under a Hill

43. Simple Simon

44. Monday's Child

45. Round and Round the Garden

46. There Was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe

47. Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary

48. One for Sorrow

49. Foxy's Hole

50. Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son

51. This Old Man

52. Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater

53. This Little Piggy

54. A Was an Apple Pie

55. Old Mother Hubbard

56. Three Blind Mice

57. Ride a Cock Horse to Banbury Cross

58. I'm a Little Teapot

59. I Love Little Pussy

60. Mary Had a Little Lamb

61. Bye, Baby Bunting

62. Poor Mary

63. Eeper Weeper

64. The Wheels on the Bus

65. Green Grow The Rushes, O

66. The Muffin Man

67. Ten Little Indians

68. Who Killed Cock Robin?

69. Little Bo Peep

70. The moon has been arisen

71. Georgie Porgie

72. A-Tisket, A-Tasket

73. Tinker, Tailor

74. Bobby Shafto's Gone to Sea

75. Where, O Where Has My Little Dog Gone?

76. To Market, to Market

77. Sing a Song of Sixpence

78. Hot Cross Buns

79. How Many Miles to Babylon?

80. Lucy Locket

81. I Had a Little Nut Tree

82. Lavender's Blue

83. Doctor Foster

84. Old King Cole

85. Peter Piper

86. Cock-a-Doodle Doo

87. Hey Diddle Diddle

88. Nuts in May

89. Oranges and Lemons

90. One, Two, Three, Four, Five

91. Three Little Kittens

92. Jack Sprat

93. Frog Went A-Courting

94. Rock-a-bye Baby

95. Solomon Grundy

96. Little Robin Redbreast

97. What Are Little Boys Made Of?

98. London Bridge Is Falling Down

99. Itsy Bitsy Spider

100. Pop Goes the Weasel

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