#nursery rhymes

Plagues and Priest Holes: 6 Nursery Rhymes and Where They Came From

Some nursery rhymes have such strange messages, it's easy to speculate about their meanings. We look at some possible origin stories and make up our own.

Jack Fell Down and Broke His…or Alternative Nursery Rhymes

A teacher writes about nursery rhymes as great conversation starters for the four-year-old set, and lists 5 alternative nursery rhyme collections and retellings.