Nursery Rhyme Book. Directions. Print out all pages. Read the rhymes. Color the pages. Staple the pages into a book. p.1.





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Nursery Rhyme Book/INDEX (pp.2-3). Jack Sprat – p.4. Mary’s Lamb – Sarah Josepha Hale (1788-1879). pp.5-7. Roses Are Red – p.8. Bow-Wow-Wow – p.9. Star Light, Star Bright – p.10. Mistress Mary – p.11. Deedle, Deedle, Dumpling – p.12. Pussycat, Pussycat – p.13. Baa Baa Black Sheep – p.14. A Cat Came Fiddling Out Of A Barn – p.15. Jack And Jill – pp.16-17. Hickory Dickory Dock – p.18. Little Jack Horner – p.19. Jack Be Nimble – p.20. Cobbler, Cobbler – p.21. There Was A Crooked Man – p.22. The King Of France – p.23. Hickety Pickety My Black Hen – p.24. Six Little Mice Sat Down To Spin – p.25. Hot-Cross Buns – p.26. The Little Black Dog Ran ‘Round The House – p.27. Great A, Little a – p.28. As I Was Going Along, Long, Long – p.29. Old King Cole – p.30. Hoddley, Poddley – p.31. One Misty, Moisty Morning – p.32. Go To Bed Late – p.33. It’s Raining, It’s Pouring – p.34. Oh Where, Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone? – p.35. p.2.
Nursery Rhyme Book/INDEX (pp.2-3). p.3. Handy Spandy, Jack-A-Dandy – p.36. Higglety, Pigglety, Pop! – Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1793-1860). p.37. Dr. Foster Went To Gloucester – p.38. Lady-Bug, Lady-Bug – p.39. Star Light, Star Bright – p.40. Shoe A Little Horse – p.41. Down With The Lambs – p.42. Daffy-Down-Dilly – p.43. Once I Saw A Little Bird – p.44. Peter, Peter Pumpkin-Eater – p.45. Ride A Cock-Horse Or Banbury Cross – p.46. Little Boy Blue – p.47. I See The Moon – p.48. Little Robin Redbreast – p.49. Little Robin Redbreast Sat Upon A Tree – p.50. I Saw A Ship A-Sailing – pp.51-52. Old Mother Goose – pp.53-55.
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Jack Sprat Jack Sprat could eat no fat, His wife could eat no lean; And, so between them both, They licked the platter clean.
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Mary’s Lamb Mary had a little lamb, Its fleece was white as snow; And everywhere that Mary went, The lamb was sure to go.

It followed her to school one day Which was against the rule; I made the children laugh and play, To see a lamb at school.

. As if he said. Till Mary did appear.6. p. And then he ran to her and laid. And so the teacher turned him out. And waited patiently about. Mary’s Lamb cont’d. you Nursery Rhyme Book. ‘O Mary loves the lamb. His head upon her arm.’ ‘What makes the lamb love Mary so?’ The little children cry. But still he lingered near.’ The teacher did reply.MotherGooseCaboose. ‘I’m not afraid You’ll shield me from all harm.

7. And make it follow at your Nursery Rhyme Book. and soon afterwards in a volume of her work ‘Poems for Our Children.Sarah Josepha Hale (1788-1879) “Mary’s Lamb appeared.’ She later stated the poem was based on an actual incident that was partly true in her childhood when she cared for a lamb on her father’s farm.’ September-October 1830. in ‘The Juvenile Miscellany. In confidence may bind. The Oxford Book Of Children’s Verse. .MotherGooseCaboose. above her [the author] name. ‘And you each gentle animal.” (p. If you are always kind.366. Mary’s Lamb cont’d. p.) .

And so are Nursery Rhyme Book. p. Violets are blue.MotherGooseCaboose. ©MotherGooseCaboose. Sugar is Roses Are Red Roses are red. .

MotherGooseCaboose. ©MotherGooseCaboose.9. . Nursery Rhyme Bow–Wow–Wow Bow–wow-wow. Whose dog art thou? Little Tom Tinker’s dog. Bow–wow-wow.

Have the wish I wish tonight. p. First star I see Star Light. I wish I may. © Nursery Rhyme Book. I wish I might. . Star Bright Star light. star bright. Nursery Rhyme Book. And pretty maids all in a row. . How does your garden grow? With silver bells and cockle Mistress Mary Mistress Mary quite contrary. p. ©MotherGooseCaboose.

deedle.12. deedle. p. Dumpling Deedle. Deedle. my son Nursery Rhyme Book. He went to bed with his stockings on One shoe off and one shoe on. .com Deedle. dumpling. Deedle. dumpling. my son John. ©MotherGooseCaboose. Nursery Rhyme Book. Pussycat. p. ©MotherGooseCaboose. . Pussycat. where have you been? I’ve been to London to visit the Pussycat. Pussycat.MotherGooseCaboose. Pussycat Pussycat. what did you there? I frightened a little mouse under a chair.

yes.Nursery Rhyme Book. sir. And one for the little boy who lives down the Baa Baa Black Sheep Baa baa black sheep. sir. have you any wool? p. One for my master. ©MotherGooseCaboose. MotherGooseCaboose. three bags full. three bags full. one for my dame. have you any wool? Yes. . Baa baa black sheep. yes. sir. sir.

© With a pair of bag-pipes under her arm: She could sing nothing but fiddle–dee-dee. .com Nursery Rhyme Book. p.MotherGooseCaboose. Pipe. The mouse has married the bumble-bee. cat. We’ll have a wedding at our house.15. .com A Cat Came Fiddling Out Of A Barn A cat came fiddling out of a barn. mouse.

.com Nursery Rhyme See the next page.MotherGooseCaboose.16. p. Jack And Jill ©MotherGooseCaboose.

MotherGooseCaboose. . To fetch a pail of water. With vinegar and brown paper.17. As fast as he could caper. To Old Dame Dob. Jack fell down and broke his crown.Nursery Rhyme Book. Jack And Jill Jack and Jill went up the hill. who patched his knob. And Jill came tumbling p. Then up Jack got and home did trot.

com Nursery Rhyme Book. ©MotherGooseCaboose. p. .com Hickory Dickory Dock Hickory Dickory Dock. The mouse ran up the clock. And down he run.MotherGooseCaboose. Hickory Dickory Dock. The clock struck one.18.

MotherGooseCaboose. “What a good boy am I!” . He put in his thumb and pulled out a Little Jack Horner Little Jack Horner sat in a corner. © Nursery Rhyme Book. Eating a Christmas pie. And said.19. p.

MotherGooseCaboose. © Nursery Rhyme Book. Jack jumped over the Jack Be Nimble Jack be nimble. p. . Jack be quick.20. Nursery Rhyme Book. . Get it done by half past Cobbler. Get it done by half past two. If half past two is much too late. Cobbler Cobbler. p. ©MotherGooseCaboose. Cobbler mend my shoe.

p. Which caught a crooked mouse. He bought a crooked cat. Against a crooked stile.22. He found a crooked Nursery Rhyme Book. In a little crooked house. ©MotherGooseCaboose.MotherGooseCaboose. . And they all lived There Was A Crooked Man There was a crooked man. And he went a crooked mile.

©MotherGooseCaboose. p. The King of France came down the hill. And then marched down again. .com The King Of France Version 1 The King of France With forty thousand men. Marched up the hill. And never went up again. Version 2 The King of France went up the hill With forty thousand Nursery Rhyme Book.

com Hickety Pickety My Black Hen Hickety Pickety my black hen. my black hen. . Hickety Pickety. ©MotherGooseCaboose. Sometimes 9 and sometimes 10. She lays eggs for Nursery Rhyme Book.MotherGooseCaboose. p.24.

Kitty passed by and she peeped Six Little Mice Sat Down To Spin Six little mice sat down to spin. . I’ll not. my little men? Weaving coats for gentlemen.25. What are you doing. but you can’t come in. Shall I come in and cut off your threads? No. ©MotherGooseCaboose. Mistress Nursery Rhyme Book. That may be so. I’ll help you spin. you’d bite off our heads. no. Oh. no. p.MotherGooseCaboose.

Hot cross buns! But if you have none of these little elves. two a penny. If you have no daughters. two a penny. © Hot-Cross Buns Hot-cross buns! Hot-cross buns! One a penny. Give them to your sons.Nursery Rhyme Book. Hot-cross p. . Then you may eat them all yourselves. MotherGooseCaboose. One a penny.

Who set the oars a-rowing. © The Little Black Dog Ran ‘Round The House The little black dog ran ‘round the house. And drove the monkey in the boat. . MotherGooseCaboose. Who cracked his throat with crowing. And set the bull a-roaring. And scared the cock upon the p.Nursery Rhyme Book.27.

MotherGooseCaboose. little a. And can’t see me. © Nursery Rhyme Great A. Bouncing B! The cat’s in the cupboard. Little a Great A. p. .28.

com As I Was Going Along. long. song. ©MotherGooseCaboose. song. p. long. And the song that I sung was as long. long. And so I went singing along. .29. Long. long. A-singing a comical song. long. Nursery Rhyme Book. The lane that I went was so long.MotherGooseCaboose. Long As I was going along.

And he called for his bowl.30. With King Cole and his fiddlers three. And a merry old soul was Nursery Rhyme Book. He called for his pipe. And a very fine fiddle had he. p. Oh there’s none so rare as can compare. ©MotherGooseCaboose. .MotherGooseCaboose. Every fiddler had a fine Old King Cole Old King Cole was a merry old soul. And he called for his fiddlers three.

Poddley Hoddley. Cats in blue jackets and dogs in red Nursery Rhyme Book. What will become of the mice and the rats? . © Hoddley. p.31. puddle and fogs. poddley. Cats are to marry the poodle dogs.MotherGooseCaboose.

There I met an old man Clothed all in leather. and how do you do.32. Moisty Morning One misty. ©MotherGooseCaboose. Clothed all in leather. When cloudy was the Nursery Rhyme Book. moisty morning. How do you One Misty.MotherGooseCaboose. And how do you do again? . p. With cap under his chin.

com Nursery Rhyme Book. Stay very small. ©MotherGooseCaboose. .33. Grow very Go To Bed Late Go to bed late. Go to bed early. p.

34. It’s Pouring It's raining.MotherGooseCaboose. © Nursery Rhyme Book. . The old man is It’s Raining. He went to bed and bumped his head. p. it's pouring. And he couldn't get up in the morning.

Oh Oh Where. Oh where. Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone? Oh where. ©MotherGooseCaboose. oh where has my little dog Nursery Rhyme Book. p. oh where is he? .35. oh where can he be? With his ears cut short and his tail cut long.

He bought some at the grocer’s shop. . ©MotherGooseCaboose.36. Loved plum-cake and sugar-candy. Jack-A-Dandy Handy Spandy. Handy Spandy. hop.MotherGooseCaboose. And out he came. p. Nursery Rhyme Book. hop.

devoting thirty years to reform children’s literature. pigglety. he said anyone. The pig’s in a hurry. ©MotherGooseCaboose. p. Pigglety. Goodrich unknowingly added to the store of nursery rhyme literature. He was opposed to nursery Nursery Rhyme Book. pop! The dog has eaten the Higglety. In writing this rhyme which intentionally makes no sense. The cat’s in a flurry. In 1846. incensed by the revival of the old lore.MotherGooseCaboose. pigglety. better known under the pseudonym Peter Parley. could make one up.37. Higglety. even a child.Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1793-1860) Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1793-1860) was an American author. He very nearly succeeded in banishing the nursery rhyme and fairy tale from the more expensive nurseries of England and America. . Pop! Higglety. pop! .

He stepped in a puddle Right up to his middle And never went there again. Foster Went To Gloucester Nursery Rhyme Book.MotherGooseCaboose. ©MotherGooseCaboose. Foster went to Gloucester In a shower of rain. p.38. .

com Nursery Rhyme Book. Fly away home.MotherGooseCaboose. The warming pan. . And your children are gone. Your house is on fire. All except one. ©MotherGooseCaboose. p. And that’s little Lady-Bug.39. Lady-bug. And she has crept under. Lady-Bug Lady-bug.

p. First star I see Nursery Rhyme Star Light.40. I wish I may. Star Bright Star light. .MotherGooseCaboose. Have the wish I wish tonight. ©MotherGooseCaboose. I wish I might. star bright.

Shoe a little mare. ©MotherGooseCaboose.MotherGooseCaboose. .com Shoe A Little Horse Shoe a little horse. But let a little colt Go bare. Nursery Rhyme Book. bare. bare.41. Down With The Lambs Down with the Nursery Rhyme Book. ©MotherGooseCaboose.42. Before it gets dark. . Up with the lark. p. Run to bed children.

MotherGooseCaboose. Nursery Rhyme Book. And her white blossoms Are peeping Daffy-Down-Dilly Daffy-Down-Dilly Is new come to town. . In a green petticoat And a bright yellow gown. ©MotherGooseCaboose.

hop. ©MotherGooseCaboose. p. stop. “Little bird. Will you Nursery Rhyme Book. hop. So I cried.44. “How do you do?” But he shook his little Once I Saw A Little Bird Once I saw a little bird Come hop. And far away flew. . stop?” And was going to the window To say.MotherGooseCaboose.

Had a wife and couldn’t keep her. He put her in a pumpkin shell. ©MotherGooseCaboose. Peter Peter. Nursery Rhyme Book. And there he kept her very well. Peter Pumpkin-Eater Peter. p.

com Ride A Cock-Horse Or Banbury Cross Ride a cock-horse to Banbury Cross. To see a fine lady upon a white horse. Nursery Rhyme Book. ©MotherGooseCaboose. She shall have music wherever she goes.46.MotherGooseCaboose. Rings on her fingers and bells on her toes. .

the cow’s in the corn. ©MotherGooseCaboose. he’s sure to Nursery Rhyme Little Boy Blue Little boy blue.47. fast asleep. For if I do. not I. come blow your horn.MotherGooseCaboose. . Where is the boy that looks after the sheep? He’s under the haystack. Will you wake him? No. The sheep’s in the meadow. p.

.48.MotherGooseCaboose. And the moon sees Nursery Rhyme Book. p. © I See The Moon I see the moon. God bless the moon. And God bless me.

49. And he flew away.Nursery Rhyme Book. MotherGooseCaboose. .com p. Up in a cherry tree. Where can Robin be? I found him in the orchard. Then he opened up his Little Robin Redbreast Little Robin Redbreast Pit-pat all the day. ©MotherGooseCaboose. I went to look for Robin.

and away Robin Little Robin Redbreast Sat Upon A Tree Little Robin Redbreast sat upon a tree.” . ©MotherGooseCaboose. and down went he. Down came Kitty.50. “Catch me if you Nursery Rhyme Book.MotherGooseCaboose. Says little Robin Redbreast. Up went Kitty cat. p.

com See the next Nursery Rhyme Book. I Saw A Ship A-Sailing ©MotherGooseCaboose. .MotherGooseCaboose.51. p.

With rings about their neck. The captain cried. p.MotherGooseCaboose. And they were little white mice. oh! it was all laden With pretty things for me! There were candies in the cabin. And apples in the hold. With a jacket on his back. And when the ship began to sail. And. Were skipping on the deck. “Quack! quack!” . I Saw A Ship A-Sailing I saw a ship a-sailing. A-sailing on the sea. The captain was a duck. The sails were made of silk. And the masts were made of gold: And twenty little Nursery Rhyme Book.

53. when she wanted to wander. ©MotherGooseCaboose. Mother Goose had a house. p. a plain-looking lad. a live goose he bought: “Here! mother. Would ride through the air on a very fine gander.” says he. She had a son Jack. She sent him to market. He was not very Nursery Rhyme Book. ‘twas built in a wood.” . “It will not go for naught. An owl at the door for a sentinel (porter) Old Mother Goose Old Mother Goose. nor yet very bad.

or swim in one pond. and sweet as the May. Then Jack went a-courting a lady so gay.54. Who cheated him out of a half of his due. the news for to tell. And began to belabor the sides of poor Jack. Jack’s goose and her gander grew very fond. p. And turned her son Jack into famed Harlequin.MotherGooseCaboose. Jack sold his egg to a rogue who came through. His goose had laid him an egg of pure gold. They’d both eat together. Jack found one morning. As fair as the lily. Then old Mother Goose that instant came in. Old Mother Goose cont’d. Jack rode to his Nursery Rhyme Book. as I have been told. and said it was well. . She called him a good boy. The rogue and the Squire came behind his back.

Resolving at once his pockets to fill. When Jack jumped in and got the egg back again. which he vowed he would kill. . Jack’s mother came in and caught the goose Nursery Rhyme Book. She then with her wand touched the lady so fine. p.55. And turned her at once into sweet Columbine. The rogue got the goose. And mounting its back flew up to the moon. The gold egg in the sea was thrown out amain. Old Mother Goose cont’d.

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