Nursery rhymes have been a cherished part of childhood for generations, captivating young hearts and imaginations with their whimsical tales and catchy melodies. These timeless rhymes are not just entertaining; they also play a significant role in early childhood development by enhancing language skills, fostering creativity, and promoting social interaction. What better way to introduce your child to these beloved rhymes than through a Nursery Rhyme Craft Bundle?
In this post, you’ll find 12 amazing crafts that are all included in the bundle. These crafts are not only engaging but also offer a myriad of benefits for your child’s cognitive and motor skill development.
Three Blind Mice
Create adorable little mice representing the three blind mice. This nursery rhyme craft helps develop fine motor skills as kids color, cut, and assemble their little mouse friends.
This Little Piggy
Use this sweet craft to talk about the valuable lessons of money. This craft encourages creativity and financial literacy in a fun way.
There Was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe
Construct a miniature shoe house, sparking imagination and storytelling skills. Kids can customize their shoe homes with colorful decorations and characters. Get creative with this nursery rhyme craft.
Row Row Row Your Boat
Get creative with your little row boats! Attach the sweet nursery rhyme to the craft and let kids recite it from memorization or practice reading the words.
One, Two, Buckle My Shoe
Invite students to create their own silly little hen craft! This nursery rhyme craft is also great paired well with a shoe-tying center to practice essential fine motor skills.
Clap your hands as you recite this poem and create your craft. The kids will enjoy making their own “baker’s man” and woman! Decorate your walls with this classic nursery rhyme.
Old Mother Hubbard
Craft Mother Hubbard and her loyal companion and then use them to tell the silly story! Place the materials in your craft center or have students create them as a whole group.
Old King Cole
Invite your students to make their own version of King Cole, complete with a wooden pipe. If you want to get fancy, give the kids some plastic jewels and stickers to decorate his royal crown!
Little Jack Horner
Each student will make their own Jack Horner and a pie! Discuss your kid’s favorite flavor of pie as you learn about the rhyme. This craft enhances fine motor skills and creativity.
Little Boy Blue Nursery Rhyme Craft
This craft is simple to create, just print out the template and let students do the rest. It’s perfect for a rainy day or for sub plans when you are out sick.
Little Bo Peep
Let kids create their own version of Little Bo Peep and her adorable little sheep. Pretend that the kids have lost their sheep and are searching for them in the field! Use the nursery rhyme craft to act everything out.
Jack Be Nimble
With this craft, kids will make their own candlestick. If you can, make a vertical candlestick and let the kids take turns jumping over it (not with a real flame of course)!
I’m a Little Teapot
Once kids are finished making their sweet teapots, have them act out the nursery rhyme with them. If you wish, print the template onto different colors of paper so you have a variety of teapots up on the wall.
Check out how simple these nursery rhyme crafts are to make by watching the video below!
These nursery rhyme crafts are not only fun but also provide numerous developmental benefits for your child. Crafting activities help children develop fine motor skills, enhance creativity, improve hand-eye coordination, and boost self-esteem. Additionally, these crafts offer opportunities for parents and educators to engage with children, promoting bonding and communication.
Whether you’re a parent looking to enrich your child’s home environment or an educator seeking to incorporate these activities into the classroom, the Nursery Rhymes Craft Bundle is a fantastic way to introduce young minds to the magic of nursery rhymes while nurturing their growth and development.
Want even more nursery rhyme crafts? Try the BIG Nursery Rhymes Craft Bundle packed with 23 total crafts! You’ll also get:
- Jack and Jill
- Hey Diddle Diddle
- Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
- Little Miss Muffet
- Itsy Bitsy Spider
- Hickory Dickory Dock
- Baa Baa Black Sheep
- Humpty Dumpty
- Mary Mary Quite Contrary
- Mary Had a Little Lamb
You’re kids are going to love completing these crafts and learning the classic rhymes! I hope you enjoy creating them as much as I did!
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