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Additional Nursery Rhymes & Action Songs


Singing nursery rhymes and songs with children and babies will help them with their:

  • language and communication skills (speech/talking)
  • creative expression
  • physical development
  • numeracy skills
  • confidence and independence
  • knowledge and understanding

By introducing children to a variety of nursery rhymes can help them understand and learn about different sounds. This is an important part of developing those early literacy skills.

Why is singing important?

  • It develops the muscles in the mouth and tongue required for speech
  • It improves listening skills
  • It teaches rhythm and rhyme
  • It assists with sound recognition

It helps children remember information, e.g numbers, sequencing, the alphabet etc.

Link to the Song Song Lyrics

Rock a Bye Your Bear

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear

Alice The Camel


Hickory Dickory Dock

If You're Happy And You Know It

Let's All Clap Hands

Old MacDonald

One, Two, Three, Four, Five

Roly Poly

The Bear Went Over The Mountain

The Wheels On The Bus

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star