Nursery rhymes with lyrics and music.

Animal Nursery Rhymes

Animal nursery rhymes - nursery rhymes about animals

Cats, dogs, rabbits, cows, pigs, elephants, monkeys, lions... Kids simply love animals - and also songs about animals!

Enjoy singing the animal nursery rhymes on this page together with your kids! They can be sung anywhere and anytime, but it is a "must" singing them before, during or after visiting a farm or a zoo.

See also our specials: Nursery rhymes with cats or nursery rhymes with dogs.

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A Wise Old Owl Wise words from a wise old owl.
Alice The Camel Nursery rhyme and counting song about a camel (or was it a horse?) :)
All That Pretty Horses This is a beautiful lullaby about horses.
Animal Alphabet Song Alphabet song with 27 different animals.
Animal Fair, The A fun nursery rhyme sung by American sailors in 1898...
Baa Baa Black Sheep Maybe the most popular nursery rhyme of all times?
Baby Bumble Bee OUCH! This song is about a child who was stung by a bee.
Bingo (B-I-N-G-O) Popular rhyme about a dog called Bingo. The children love this song!
Bobby Shaftoe's Gone To The Sea Rhyme about Bobby who has gone to the sea.
Ding Dong Little Bell Ding Dong Little Bell is very old nursery rhyme about a cat (from 1580).
Five Little Ducks Popular nursery rhymes about ducks that is great for teaching counting.
Five Little Monkeys Five Little Monkeys is a very popular nursery rhyme. The children simply love it!
Five Little Speckled Frogs Repetitive nursery rhyme about frogs. This rhyme is also ideal for teaching counting.
For Want of a Nail Very old nursery rhyme (dates back to the 14th century). About horseshoes and horses.
Frog Went A-Courting (Or Frog Went a-courtin). Very old nursery rhyme about a frog who rode up to Miss Mousy's door. Funny stuff!
Goosey Goosey Gander Fun nursery rhyme about a goose walking around - indoor!
Hey Diddle Diddle Popular nursery rhyme about a cat, a cow and a dog.
Here is The Beehive Here is the beehive. But where are the bees? This nursery rhyme is great for teaching counting.
Hickety Pickety Nursery rhyme about a black hen called Hickety Pickety.
Hickory Dickory Dock Hickory Dickory Dock is a nursery rhyme about a mouse that ran up the clock.
Horsey Horsey Children love horses. So why not sing a song about these beautiful animals?
If I Had a Donkey Why not sing about "the best little donkey that ever was born"?
If Wishes Were Horses What if wishes were horses...
Itsy Bitsy Spider Popular nursery rhyme about a spider climbing up the water spout.
Ladybug, Ladybug Classic nursery rhyme about ladybugs. (Ladybird, Ladybird in UK).
Little Bo Peep Fascinating rhyme about sheep that the children find very exciting.
Little Boy Blue In this song the sheep's in the meadow and the cow's in the corn...
Little Bunny Foo Foo In this long, repetitive nursery rhyme we meet a little bunny and some birds. Exciting story!
Little Miss Muffet Little Miss Muffet was frightened by a spider in this Rhyme.
Little Peter Rabbit Popular song about a little rabbit. Often used in Easter Celebrations.
Little Poll Parrot Popular song about a parrot eating toast and tea(!)
Little Robin Redbreast Nursery rhyme about a little bird and a pussycat hunting for him.
Mary Had a Little Lamb A very cosy nursery rhyme about Mary and her little lamb.
Oh Where, Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone? Old American nursery rhyme about a missing dog.
Old McDonald had a farm A true classic about the different animals on the farm. Very popular among children.
Once I Saw a Little Bird) Short but popular nursery rhyme. Perfect to sing if you see a bird outside the window.
One Two Three Four Short Counting Rhyme that is popular among the kids. Goes from 1 to 8.
One Two Three Four Five Nursery Rhyme about fishing that also is great for teaching counting.
Pop Goes the Weasel Funny about a monkey and a weasel.
Pussycat, Pussycat The pussycat in this song went to London to visit the Queen...
Ride a Cock-Horse to Banbury Cross Perfect rhyme to sing while the kids are playing with a playhorse/cockhorse
Ring A Ring O'Roses You will find both birds and cows in this popular "song game".
Rockin' Robin Funny song about a bird rockin' around in the tree tops.
Round and Round the Garden Round and round the forest, like a little deer
Sleeping Bunnies Cute nursery rhyme about sleeping bunnies. Can you wake them up?
The Bear Went Over The Mountain Very popular nursery rhyme about a bear that went over the mountain. So, what did he find there?
The Farmer in the Dell Singing game with cows, dogs, cats and mice.
The Lion And The Unicorn Nursery rhymes about the official symbols of United Kingdom!
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly Fun cumulative tale about an old lady who swallowed a fly. Is that a bit strange? :)
This Little Piggy Nursery rhyme about pigs that is perfect to count-out on children's toes.
Three Blind Mice Traditional English nursery rhyme about three blind mice.
Three Little Kittens American nursery rhyme about three little kittens who lost their mittens.
To Market, To Market A very old nursery rhyme - from 1611(!) A pig is bought at the market in this fun rhyme.