Pat a cake, Pat a cake, Baker’s man

“Pat a cake, Pat a cake, Baker’s man” (also known as Pattycake) is a very popular nursery rhyme, first recorded in late 17th century England. “Pat a cake, Pat a cake, Baker’s man” is one of the oldest known English … Continue reading →

Oranges and Lemons

“Oranges and Lemons” nursery rhyme dates back to the 18th century England. The lyrics were first published around 1744 in the “Pretty Song Book” by Tommy Thumb. Although the exact origins of Oranges and Lemons is still uncertain, back in … Continue reading →

London Bridge Is Falling Down

“London Bridge Is Falling Down” is a singing game and one of the most popular nursery rhymes, dating back to the 18th century England. It was first published in 1744 in the “Pretty Song Book” collection by Tommy Thumb. However, … Continue reading →

Itsy Bitsy Spider

“Itsy Bitsy Spider” or “Incy Wincy Spider” is a modern nursery rhyme that is very popular among children. The origin of this song is unknown. It was first published in 1920, more as a song for adults in “Camp and … Continue reading →

Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush

“Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush” is a traditional nursery rhyme and singing game original from England. Its exact origins are quite unclear. James Orchard Halliwell, who first published the song in the 1840s also refers to a similar … Continue reading →

Five Little Speckled Frogs

“Five little speckled frogs” (also known as “Five Green and Speckled Frogs” or “Five Speckled Frogs”) is one of the most popular counting songs and singing games, together with Eeny meeny miny moe. There are no many evidences about its … Continue reading →

Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe

“Eeny, meeny, miny, moe” is a popular counting rhyme and singing game. It is very hard to establish the exact origin of the song as it has so many accepted forms, in different languages and countries. In fact, Eeny, meeny, … Continue reading →

Did You Ever See a Lassie

Did You Ever See a Lassie is a popular American nursery rhyme and also a singing game. There are no exact evidences of the origin of “Did You Ever See a Lassie?” Although it was first published in the USA … Continue reading →

Bingo (song)

“Bingo” is a spelling-song for kids. Although there were found some references about similar songs, the oldest one dating back to late 18th century, the origin of this nursery rhyme is uncertain. It was first published with various names and … Continue reading →

A Tisket A Tasket

“A Tisket A Tasket” is a popular nursery rhyme original from the USA, dating back to 1879. The words Tisket-Tasket, have no specific meaning, it is a word play made up to go with the rhyme. The song lyrics were … Continue reading →