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144 reviewed resources for nursery rhyme activities

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Sentence Segmentation: Nursery Rhymes

For Teachers K - 1st
What makes a complete sentence? Words, of course! As your budding readers begin to understand this relationship, guide them through this nursery rhyme activity. Scholars examine pictures of ten familiar rhymes (included), mentally...
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Nursery Rhyme

For Teachers K
After reading several types of informational and narrative text involving Nursery Rhymes, have your young readers create a dramatic reading of their selected tale to perform for the class.
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Word Recognition Strategies Using Nursery Rhymes

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
As a class, scholars read the poems, Humpty Dumpty, Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater, and Jack and Jill, in order to identify words with the same ending sound. Using their rhyming skills, learners brainstorm additional words from word...
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Letter Recognition: Poetry Pen

For Teachers K - 1st
It's always nice to have a great idea and all the tools to make it happen. The class can use these nursery rhyme and alphabet cards to teach each other letter recognition and letter sound correspondence. There is a full set of alphabet...
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They That Wash

For Teachers K - 1st
Scholars examine the "They That Wash" poster and listen to the rhymes. They match word cards to the words in the nursery rhyme, practice sounds, and create new words. Afterward, they add copies of the rhyme to their "My Very Own Nursery...
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Letter and Rhyme a Day

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
There are so many fun activities for alphabet learners! Use nursery rhymes, letter hunts, and the name sort to have learners interact with the letter of the day. Your learners will never get bored with the variety of activities provided...
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Elsie Marley

For Teachers K - 2nd
The nursery rhyme "Elsie Marley" is used to help childrent determine the meaning of the verses. They act out the rhyme, chant the rhyme as a class and complete a cloze activity. Afterward, they add the rhyme to their "My Very Own Nursery...
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Nursery Rhyme Modernization

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners retell a nursery rhyme updating it and create a video.  In this Movie Maker nursery rhyme lesson plan, students  use technology to update a nursery rhyme.  Learners incorporate special effects, actions, and captured video.
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Nursery Rhymes of Great Britain

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore the nursery rhymes of Great Britain. For this multicultural education lesson, students construct a KWL chart about nursery rhymes and read several Mother Goose rhymes. Students color in pictures about the nursery rhymes.
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Hickory, Dickory, Dock

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
What did the mouse run up? The clock! Practice consonant blends and rhyming with a lesson that combines a nursery rhyme with pronunciation practice and a hands-on craft activity. Kids will master the -ock word family with this set of...
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Rebus Writing Using Nursery Rhymes and a Book

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students write nursery rhyme rebus songs. In this music lesson, students practice writing rebuses as a class. Students then create their own rebus based upon "The Bag I'm Taking to Grandma's".
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Nursery Rhyme Mania

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students become familiar with many different nursery rhymes. They use nursery rhymes for a variety of creative activities including writing, singing, poetry and acting.
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Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders conduct a scavenger hunt in which they locate answers to questions using traditional nursery rhymes. They relate the use of nursery rhymes to oral traditions that are past down in different cultures from generation to...
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Exploring Nursery Rhymes on the Internet

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students recite nursery rhymes. For this literature lesson, students review the nursery rhymes "Humpty Dumpty" and "Jack and Jill." Students then use the Internet to find more nursery rhymes.
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Nursery Rhymes

For Teachers Pre-K
Students retell a memorized nursery rhyme. In this early public speaking activity, students retell a familiar nursery rhyme with the help of visual prompts.
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Word Recognition Strategies Using Nursery Rhymes

For Teachers K
Students recite nursery rhymes or familiar children's songs. They identify words with identical endings. They then be able to brainstorm words that rhyme. Students categorize words according to word families.
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Nursery Rhymes Past and Present

For Teachers 1st
First graders view nursery rhyme illustrations from the past and present. In this distinguishing between past and present activity, 1st graders view illustrations of nursery rhymes. Students begin to understand that changes happen over...
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Kodaly Beat Lesson

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Introduce rhythmic beat and melodic beat with a upbeat activity that asks young musicians to clap the beat to their favorite nursery rhyme. To introduce the rest beat, class members use small drums or other percussion instruments to play...
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Retelling Nursery Rhymes

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore language arts by reciting a famous nursery rhyme to their classroom. For this oral storytelling lesson, 4th graders read the story "The Three Little Pigs" and identify the characters, setting and story. Students...
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I'm a Little Teapot

For Teachers Pre-K - K
In this rhyme worksheet, students read a nursery rhyme about a teapot. Students also color in an illustration and cut out rhyming words from the story.
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Fish Counting Nursery Rhyme

For Teachers Pre-K
Students experience The Fish Counting Rhyme. In this counting activity, students practice counting while listening to The Fish Counting Rhyme.
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Humpty Dumpty

For Teachers K
Students complete a variety of activities related to the nursery rhyme "Humpty Dumpty." They break a real egg and try to put it back together, and complete a class word web. Students also complete egg measurement activities and create...
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Humpty Dumpty: Was It Really An Accident?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students role-play a scripted trial based on the nursery rhyme "Humpty Dumpty". For this law-related lesson plan, students draw conclusions based on evidence and decide on a verdict. A script is included for students to read from.
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Rhyming Objects

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore language arts by reading Dr. Seuss stories in class. In this word play lesson, students identify the rhymes in both Dr. Seuss and Nursery Rhyme stories. Students utilize flash cards with rhymes written on them to play a...