The 5 Most Popular Traditional Nursery Rhymes
New moms, baby sitters, and quilting enthusiasts love to incorporate nursery rhymes into any baby's new life. The most popular nursery rhymes have been part of the childhood memories of millions around the world for generations. They have graced baby bedding sets, books, and even paintings. Isn't it time that you get one of these super popular nursery rhymes into your repertoire? Your child is bound to love them!
“This Old Man” - If you are looking for a nursery rhyme that will help your child remember their numbers early on in life, this is a great choice to read. It's also a very popular nursery and kindergarten song, which makes it an ideal pick for parents who also want to have their child become musically astute. Many videos for children also incorporate a dance into this old world favorite.
“This Little Piggie” - Most moms love to do the cute little hand-to-toe gestures that this classic nursery rhyme often accompanies. This is a favorite of just about every generation, and it's short and sweet. Recite this rhyme to your child as you put them to bed, or during their playtime. Either way, you will make your child squeal with joy.
“The Itsy Bitsy Spider” - This was originally a nursery rhyme, but then got converted into a cherished childhood song. Excellent for getting your child's fingers to become more agile, this is a nursery rhyme that has entertained children for decades. It's also a very good song if you are teaching your children about gardening, nature, or arachnids.
“Hey Diddle Diddle” - Known as a nonsense rhyme, this old school nursery rhyme has been the favorite of many a little boy and girl. It's a good rhyme to read to your child if you are feeling in a goofy mood, or if you want to help your child articulate their words a little better. One of the best parts about this favorite nursery rhyme is how beautifully its nursery rhyme book illustrations often are.
- “Hickory Dickory Dock” - This is fun, quick, and sweet nursery rhyme that has been the theme to many nursery clocks. In the pages of any good nursery rhyme book, you will find this famous poem ready to read. Many parents use hand gestures, actions, and music to make this old nursery rhyme favorite come alive once more in the hearts of their children.
I hope this short article will help freshen up your memory and before you know it you’ll be the one humming the beloved nursery rhymes from your childhood.