Nursery rhymes with lyrics and music.

List of Nursery Rhymes, Alphabetically

List of nursery rhymes - all nursery rhymes

Below you will find all nursery rhymes in alphabetical order.

It is a lot of recommended nursery rhymes here - so take your time! Why not place your kid(s) on your lap and sing these rhymes together? Many of them were also sung by your grandparents, and maybe even your great-great-great-grandparents. So keep the tradition alive...

List of Nursery Rhymes:

A Sailor Went To Sea Popular clapping game. The "A Sailor Went To Sea" clapping game is pretty easy to learn.
A-Tisket, A-Tasket Traditional American nursery rhyme that was recorded by Ella Fitzgerald.
A Wise Old Owl Wise words from a wise old owl.
A, You're Adorable Funny alphabet song. This nursery rhyme is very popular.
ABC Song Popular Alphabet song that illustrates each letter with different objects.
Aiken Drum A weird but very fun nursery rhyme. Recommended!
Alice The Camel Nursery rhyme and counting song about a camel (or was it a horse?) :)
All That Pretty Horses Beautiful lullaby that is recommended by
Alphabet Song This is the classical Alphabet Song. It is great for teaching the alphabet.
Animal Alphabet Song A funny alphabet song with different animals.
Animal Fair, The A fun nursery rhyme sung by American sailors in 1898...
Apple On a Stick Popular hand clapping game.
Apple Pie ABC A classic ABC-song that is great for learning the letters.
Apple Pie ABC Short Version A shorter version of Apple Pie ABC.
Baa Baa Black Sheep Maybe the most popular nursery rhyme of all times?
Baby Bumble Bee Popular nursery rhyme about a child who was stung by a bee.
Betty Botter A funny "tongue twister" about Betty Botter that bought some butter.
Billy Boy Long, traditional American nursery rhyme. In British English often called "My Billy Boy".
Bingo (B-I-N-G-O) Funny nursery rhyme about a dog called Bingo.
Blow Wind, Blow Rhyme that in a great way illustrates the relationship between energy and food (!)
Bobby Shaftoe's Gone To The Sea English nursery rhyme first time published in 1805.
Brahms Lullaby This beautiful lullaby is a true classic!
Brother John Brother John is a true classic! Old nursery rhyme that is still popular.
Brush, Brush, Brush Your Teeth Short song about toothbrushing.
Brush-Your-Teeth-Song Quite funny nursery rhyme about toothbrushing.
Bye Baby Bunting Popular lullaby. Bye Baby Bunting has been used for generations.
Cheeks of Rose Cheeks of Rose, Tiny Toes (also called Our Baby). Cute nursery rhyme and lullaby
Chubby Cheeks Nusery rhyme about rosy lips, curly hair and lovely eyes. But who is this beauty?
Cobbler, Cobbler Old nursery rhyme about a cobbler.
Cock A Doodle Doo The rhyme Cock A Doodle Doo is almost 250 years old, but it is still popular.
Cold And Raw The North Wind Doth Blow This old nursery rhyme is perfect to sing in the winter!
Cotton-Eyed Joe Traditional American folk song and nursery rhyme.
Cradle Song Lullaby published in 1603 that is used in The Beatles' song Golden Slumbers.
Daisy Bell Cute nursery rhyme about marriage (and a bicycle made for two).
Days of the Week Educational song that is great to help kids learn the days of the week.
Did You Ever See a Lassie? Nursery rhyme from 1909 that is aslo used as a "circle singing game".
Diddle Diddle Dumpling Nursery rhyme about a boy who went to bed with his trousers on
Ding Dong Little Bell Ding Dong Little Bell is very old nursery rhyme (from 1580).
Doctor Foster Old, traditional English nursery rhyme. Short, but fun!
Down Down Baby Fun clapping games that is popular in schoolyards all over the USA and in UK.
Early to Bed You can use this rhyme if the children don't want to go to bed.
Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe Nursery rhyme that is so fun to sing...
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Finger Family Song Finger play with all the fingers. Each with their own name.
Five Fat Sausages A funny rhyme about five fat sausages frying in the pan.
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. Children simply love it!
Five Little Snowmen Nursery rhyme about snowmen that also is great for teaching counting.
Five Little Speckled Frogs Repetitive nursery rhyme about frogs. This rhyme is ideal for teaching counting.
For He's a Jolly Good Fellow Very popular party and birthday song! Both American and British English Versions.
For Want of a Nail Very old nursery rhyme (dates back to the 14th century). About horseshoes and horses.
Frere Jacques A true classic! French nursery rhyme that is sung for generations. Translated into many languages. Know as Brother John in english speaking countries.
Frog Went A-Courting (Or Frog Went a-courtin). Very old nursery rhyme about a frog and a mouse. Funny stuff!
Georgie Porgie Traditional English nursery rhyme that still is used in many preschools.
Girls and Boys Come Out to Play Old nursery rhyme (over 300 years old) about playing in the moonlight.
Go Bananas, Peel Bananas... ...or "The Banana Song". Very fun nursery rhyme and camp song! The kids simply love this!
Good Habits Song "The perfect helper for teaching your kids good habits!
Good Morning To All "The mother of" the most sung English song in the world - Happy Birthday To You. Great song to sing in the morning!
Goosey Goosey Gander Fun nursery rhyme about a goose walking around - indoor!
Grandfather's Clock Thoughtful and nice song about grandfather's clock...
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Hand Washing Song Teach good habits with Happy Hand Washing Song.
Happy Birthday To You A great birthday song - and actually the most sung song in the world (english language) (!)
Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes Funny nursery rhyme about the body.
Hello Operator (Miss Susie Had a Steamboat) Fun schoolyard rhyme/clapping game for the oldest kids!
Here is The Beehive Here is the beehive. But where are the bees? This nursery rhyme is great for teaching counting.
Hey Diddle Diddle Popular rhyme where a cat plays the fiddle and a cow is jumping over the moon.
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.
Hokey Pokey Very funny dance! You better try this...
Horsey Horsey Nursery rhyme about horses.
Hot Cross Buns This is a very old nursery rhyme about buns.
Humpty Dumpty an traditional English nursery rhyme about an egg. Short but fascinating.
Hush, Little Baby A beautiful lullaby that makes you sleepy in no time...
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I Do Not Like Thee Doctor Fell Old English nursery ryme from 1680 about thee (or tea).
I Had a Little Nut Tree Short nursery rhyme about a nut tree, a boy and a Spanish princess...
I Hear Thunder Nursery rhyme about thunder and lightning.
I Love The Mountains I Love The Mountains is a classic - and the children simply love it!
I'm a little snowman Short but popular nursery rhyme about a little snowman.
I'm a Little Teapot This nursery rhyme is perfect to sing when the children are having "tea party".
I'm a Pretty Little Dutch Girl Old American song that is often used as a clapping game.
I Saw a Ship A-Sailing Nursery rhyme that is great for kids' creativity.
I've Been Working On the Railroad Kids love trains. So singing a nursery rhyme about building railroads should be perfect! This rhyme is an old american folk song.
If I Had a Donkey Why not sing about "the best little donkey that ever was born"?
If All the World Were Paper Short nursery rhyme that the kids simply love. Just imagine if all the world actually were paper!
If Wishes Were Horses What if wishes were horses...
If You're Happy And You Know It Very popular kids' song. Is it possible not to get happy?
It's Raining, It's Pouring Traditional nursery rhyme that is perfect to sing when the rain is pouring down.
Itsy Bitsy Spider Popular nursery rhyme about a spider climbing up the water spout.
Jack and Jill Traditional English nursery rhyme from 1765 that is still popular.
Jack Be Nimble Short but popular nursery rhyme from England.
John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt Old nursery rhyme that originates from the United States. The name is long and diffucult, but this song is popular among the kids!
Johny Johny Nursery rhyme about parenting and lies.
K-I-S-S-I-N-G Sitting in a tree K-I-S-S-I-N-G... Embarrassing schoolyard rhyme / playground song about kissing. :)
Ladybug, Ladybug Classic nursery rhyme about ladybugs. (Ladybird, Ladybird in UK).
Lavender's Blue Very old nursery rhyme (almost 350 years old!)
Little Arabella Miller Nursery rhyme and fingerplay.
Little Bo Peep Fascinating rhyme that the children find very exciting.
Little Boy Blue Little boy blue, come blow your horn...
Little Bunny Foo Foo In this long, repetitive nursery rhyme we meet a little bunny and some birds. Exciting story!
Little Jack Horner Old nursery rhyme about Little Jack who is eating with bad manners.
Little Miss Muffet Old rhyme about little Miss Muffet who was frightened by a spider.
Little Peter Rabbit Nursery rhyme 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.
Little Tommy Tucker Little Tommy Tucker, sings for his supper...
London Bridge is Falling Down Very popular nursery rhyme and singing game.
Lucy Locket Nursery rhyme about Lucy Locket who lost her pocket...
Marching Game Fun song and marching game!
Mary Had a Little Lamb A very cosy nursery rhyme about Mary and her little lamb.
Mary Mack (Miss Mary Mack) Maybe the most popular clapping game (English speaking) Worldwide.
Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary A popular nursery rhyme about gardening in a "fantasy garden".
Miss Polly Had a Dolly Rhyme about Miss Polly who had a sick Dolly
Miss Susie Had a Steamboat (Hello Operator) Fun schoolyard rhyme/clapping game for the oldest kids!
Monday's Child A cute and popular nursery rhyme about children born on different days of the week.
Mulberry Bush Here We Go Around The Mulberry Bush... A popular nursery rhyme.
My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean Quite sad but beautiful rhyme. Said to be the most popular and Scottish nursery rhymes of all time
N Teach good habits with Happy Hand Washing Song.
Needles And Pins Very short but popular nursery rhyme.
Oats, Peas, Beans and Barley Grow Nursery rhyme about growing food. Let the kids learn how their food is produced.
Oh Where, Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone? Old American nursery rhyme about a missing dog.
Old King Cole Who was Old King Cole? Maybe you find out in this old nursery rhyme?
Old McDonald Had a Farm A true classic about the different animals on the farm. Very popular among children.
Old Mother Hubbard Old nursery rhyme (from 1805). And the Old Mother Hubbard lyrics have remained unchanged all these years!
Once I Saw a Little Bird Short but popular nursery rhyme. Perfect to sing if you see a bird outside the window.
One Finger, One Thumb (Keep Moving) Fun song and dance – with different body parts involved.
One For Sorrow One For Sorrow (Two For Joy) is a great counting rhyme.
One Misty, Moisty Morning Old English nursery rhyme that is perfect to sing if it is a misty, moisty morning outside.
One Potato, Two Potatoes Short rhyme about potatoes. A true classic that is great for teching counting (1-10)
One Two Buckle My Shoe Counting nursery rhyme - from one to nineteen!
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 that is great for teaching counting.
Oranges and Lemons English rhyme that mentions several different places in London.
Pat-a-cake Maybe the oldest nursery rhyme still in use(!) But Pat-a-cake is still popular!
Pease Porridge Hot Nursery Rhyme that is perfect to sing while the children are eating their porridge!
Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater This is a strange but popular nursery rhyme about Peter Pumpkin-eater.
Peter Piper Tounge twister! Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers...
Polly Put The Kettle On Old English nursery rhyme about making tea.
Pop Goes The Weasel Funny song that has been used for over 150 years.
Pussycat, Pussycat Nursery rhyme about a pussycat, a Queen and a mouse.
Queen of Hearts Old, English nursery rhyme that is still popular.
Rain on the Green Grass Cute little rhyme about the rain. Perfect to sing when it is pouring down outside.
Rain Rain Go Away This is the perfect song to sing when the rain is pouring down outside!
Ride a Cock-Horse to Banbury Cross Perfect rhyme to sing while the kids are playing with a playhorse/cockhorse
Rig a Jig Jig A popular nursery rhyme about friendship that is very fun to sing.
Ring A Ring O'Roses This is still a very popular singing game.
Rock-a-bye Baby Popular lullaby that is over 240 years old!
Rockin' Robin Funny song about a bird rockin' around in the tree tops.
Roses are Red Roses are Red (Violets are blue). A cute nursery rhyme.
Round and Round The Garden Ranked as Englands second most popular nursery rhyme by Guardian.
Row Row Row Your Boat "Row" your "boat" while you are singing!
Rub A Dub Dub Short but fun nursery rhyme.
Sailing, Sailing Short but popular nursery rhyme about sailing.
See Saw Margery Daw Old, short nursery rhyme about earning money.
Simple Simon Old nursery rhyme that is perfect when going to the seaside.
Sing a Song of Sixpence Sing a song of sixpence! Not about the hat, but about the English coin (also called "tanner" or "half-shilling").
Skip To My Lou Old, but still popular nursery rhyme. This song is fun to sing!
Sleep, Baby, Sleep Beautiful, traditional lullaby that is sung in different versions. We give you the most common versions - enjoy!
Sleeping Bunnies Cute nursery rhyme about sleeping bunnies. Can you wake them up?
Solomon Grundy Solomon Grundy is a quite dramatic nursery rhyme about the days of the week.
Star Light Star Bright Long but very nice lullaby and nursery rhyme.
Take Me Out to the Ballgame Song about baseball. Often called "the anthem of American baseball".
Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear is a cosy nursery rhyme about a teddy bear.
Ten Green Bottles Nursery rhyme that is great for teaching counting backwards.
Ten In a Bed Nursery rhyme that can be used for teaching counting or as a lullaby.
Ten Little Indians Nursery rhyme about Indians. Great for teaching counting!
Ten Little Fingers Popular rhyme about different body parts.
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 Very popular singing game.
The Grand Old Duke Of York "The grand old Duke of York, he had ten thousand men". Old, English nursery rhyme.
The Lion And The Unicorn Nursery rhyme about the official symbols of United Kingdom!
The More We Get Together... ...The happier we'll be. Old, traditional children's folk song and nursery rhyme.
The Muffin Man Do you know the Muffin Man? This song can make you hungry...
The Seasons Short but very cosy rhyme about the seasons.
The Skye Boat Song A beautiful Scottish folk song. Used as a lullaby world wide.
The Wheels On The Bus The Wheels on the bus is a popular children's song that is perfect sing on journeys.
This is The House That Jack Built This nursery rhyme is a so called cummulative tale (chain tale). It is long, but the kids find it very fascinating!
This Little Piggy Nursery rhyme that is perfect to count-out on kid's toes.
This Old Man A long nursery rhyme that is great for learning counting. Popular among children!
There Was A Crooked Man Strange (but fun) nursery rhyme about a crooked man who walked a crooked mile.
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? :)
There Was An Old Woman Who Lived In a Shoe Weird but fun nursery rhyme about an old woman living in a shoe!
Three Blind Mice Old but popular nursery rhyme about three blind mice.
Three Little Kittens American nursery rhyme about three little kittens who lost their mittens.
To Bed, To Bed Old nursery rhyme written in Great Britain. This rhyme is perfect singing while preparing for bed, but it can also be used as a lullaby.
To Market, To Market One of the oldest nursery rhymes out there. This short, fun rhyme from 1611 (!) is still popular!
Tom, Tom, The Piper's Son Nursery rhyme has been sung since 1795 (!). Let it go on!
Tommy Thumb Is Up Rhyme and finger play about Tommy Thumb and his finger family.
Tommy Thumb Where Are You Fun nursery rhyme about Tommy Thumb and the rest of the finger family.
Toyland Beautiful song about toys and the playful childhood.
Tweededum and Tweedledee Old nursery rhyme that actually is the "mother of" the expression "Tweedledum and Tweedledee".
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star A beautiful lullaby that is recommended by
Two Little Dicky Birds Old nursery rhyme and finger play about two little birds named Peter and Paul.
W Song about baseball. Often called "the anthem of American baseball".
Wee Willie Winkie Old, cute rhyme and lullaby. First time published in 1841.
What Are Little Boys Made Of Traditional nursery rhyme that dates back to the 19th century.
Where is Thumbkin? Very popular nursery rhyme that can be used as a "finger play".
Wind The Bobbin Up Popular rhyme with a dance.
Yankee Doodle American nursery rhyme first time published in the 1780s. Cosy song that is still popular.