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 →

The Muffin Man

“The Muffin Man” is a traditional nursery rhyme and singing game dating back to early nineteenth-century, England. The rhyme, first recorded in 1820, recalls a muffy man of Dury Lane, an overpopulated area of London where poverty, brothels and gambling, … Continue reading →

The Farmer in the Dell

“The Farmer in the Dell” is one of the oldest and most popular nursery rhymes around the world. The word dell defines a small wooded valley. The rhyme has been translated in different languages like English, French, Romanian or Thai, … Continue reading →

Ten Green Bottles

“Ten Green Bottles” is a modern nursery rhyme and counting song very popular among children especially in United Kingdom. It is one of the easiest way to teach the children the countdown. The funniest way of doing it is by … Continue reading →

See Saw Margery Daw

“See Saw Margery Daw” is a traditional language nursery rhyme and folksong dating back to the 18th century England. The lyrics as known today were first recorded in the Mother Goose’s Melody collection (1765, London) while the tune associated 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 →

Round and Round the Garden

“Round and Round the Garden is a nursery rhyme that originates in the 1940’s, and it is also a singing game associated with fingerplay. This nursery rhyme is usually accompanied by other actions, usually played by an adult to a … Continue reading →

Ring a Ring o’ Roses

“Ring a Ring o’ Roses” is a folksong and singing game that was first published in 1881 in England. Although first published in 1881 only, it is believed that the tune of the song was well known at least one … Continue reading →

Pop Goes the Weasel

“Pop Goes the Weasel” is a nursery rhyme originating in England. It is one of the more popular singing games. Although the first written records of the song date back to the mid 19th century, it is believed that the … Continue reading →

Pease Porridge Hot

“Pease Porridge Hot” (sometimes referred to as Pease Pudding Hot) is an English nursery rhyme and a popular singing game. Its oldest reference can be traced back to the 18th century, being included in Mother Goose’s Melody (1760). The song … Continue reading →