For Want of a Nail
Nursery Rhyme For Want of a Nail (The Shoe Was Lost) with Lyrics and Music
Can you remember the nursery rhyme "For Want of a Nail"? This nursery rhyme dates all the way back to the 14th century, and it has been used in generations - in both UK and US.
The lyrics are quite weird, but this is a piece of cultural heritage, so make sure to sing it with your kids!
Don't you remember the For Want of a Nail tune? No problem at all! You can listen to "For Want of a Nail" at the bottom of this page. Lucky for you...
For want of a shoe the horse was lost
For want of a horse the rider was lost
For want of a rider the battle was lost
For want of a battle the kingdom was lost
And all for the want of a horseshoe nail
Let's sing For Want of a Nail! Come on, sing it loud! :)