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World Nursery Rhyme Week

World Nursery Rhyme Week

This day celebrates the importance of nursery rhymes in early childhood. The history and origins of most nursery rhymes reflect events in history. Two examples of these types of nursery rhymes history and origins are ‘Ring a Ring o Rosies’ which refers to the Bubonic plague and ‘Remember Remember’ nursery rhymes which allude to Guy Fawkes’ foiled attempt to blow up the English Houses of Parliament!

Activity Ideas:

  • Write your own nursery rhymes with our activity – here
  • Print off and use our Nursery Rhymes activity book – here
  • Find out the history behind Nursery Rhymes, starting – here
  • Enjoy a performance and lesson from Street Theatre – here