Nursery rhymes have long been an important and cherished part of childrens’ lives. We have grown up listening to and singing the songs our parents and grandparents sang to us; passing along a little bit of love in every lyric. These comforting melodies and wholesome lyrics can be enjoyed by all and are a great way of winding down children after a busy day.
Each nursery rhyme has its own unique history and origin, some dating as far back as medieval times. Behind each verse, there is a bit of history to be explored; many of these rhymes have information about different cultures, world regions and historical events. Providing a positive sing-song activity for our children today, these rhymes help to preserve our culture. Each may hold a sentimental meaning and helps to create memories that can last a lifetime. Having soothed millions of children before bedtime. the following is a collection of some of the most popular nursery rhymes to share with your children.