A Wise Old Owl

“A Wise Old Owl” is a nursery rhyme original from the USA. We are not sure of its exact origins but most probably it dates back to the 19th century. It was first mentioned by John D. Rockefeller at the … Continue reading →

Wind the Bobbin Up

“Wind the Bobbin Up” is a nursery rhyme and one of the favorites singing games and gesture-play songs for children, dating back to the late 19th century, England. Besides the fact that “Wind the Bobbin Up” is an entertaining song … Continue reading →

There Was a Crooked Man

“There Was A Crooked Man” is an old nursery rhyme with an educational meaning. The image of “a crooked man” who lives in “a little crooked house” is an expressive illustration of some social situations. It can be synonym with … Continue reading →

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

“Row, Row, Row Your Boat” is a popular nursery rhyme originating in the 19th century America. It is an educational song and also an interactive singing game for kids. It can be played at home by parents and children or … Continue reading →

Little Bunny Foo Foo

“Little Bunny Foo Foo” is one of the most beloved nursery rhymes and it tells the story of a nasty little rabbit who is disturbing a mice family. This behavior is upsetting the Good Fairy who blames him for his … Continue reading →

Little Bo Peep

The origin “Little Bo Peep” nursery rhyme dates back to the 16th century England. The first line was discovered in an old manuscript from 1805, and published around 1810, with additional lyrics in Gammer Gurton’s Garland or “The Nursery Parnassus” … Continue reading →

If wishes were horses

Also known as a proverb, “If wishes were horses, beggars would ride” is a traditional nursery rhyme originating from the 16th century England. The meaning of the proverb is that it is not enough to wish upon something, you have … Continue reading →

Ding Dong Bell

“Ding Dong Bell”, also known as Ding Dong Dell is a popular nursery rhyme with an educational theme against animal cruelty. Its origin dates back to the 16th century England. The Ding Dong Bell rhyme was first recorded in 1580 … Continue reading →

Baa, Baa, Black Sheep

Like Twinkle-Twinkle Little Star or the Alphabet song, the English version of “Baa, Baa, Black Sheep” has its origin in an old French song from 1761 Ah, vous dirai-je, maman! By Louis Le Maire, sharing the same tune. Although in the … Continue reading →