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Surprising Facts Related To Yankee Doodle Nursery Rhyme

Enjoy singing your school time favorite, “Yankee Doodle” along with your kids! It is a popular British-American song which marks its existence before the Seven Years' War and the American Revolution (1775-83). It is a revolutionary-era song, which is sung very patriotically in the United States of America. “Yankee Doodle” song has gained immense popularity and also holds pride in being the state anthem of Connecticut. Let's learn the origin of this one of the well-known nursery rhymes and kids' songs.


History And Origin Of Three Little Kittens Rhyme

History And Origin Of Three Little Kittens Rhyme
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Three Little Kittens” is one of the popular English nursery rhymes and British folk songs. The sophisticated piece is credited to Eliza Lee Cabot Follen, an American poet. Later, the rhyme was included in the Mother Goose collection. “Three Little Kittens” nursery rhyme is about the three naughty kittens who first lose, then find and soil their mittens. And when all is set right, their mom gives them a sweet treat of pie.

The Farmer In The Dell Singing Game Rules The Playground

The Farmer In The Dell Singing Game Rules The Playground
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The Farmer in the Dell” is kids' favorite singing game and nursery rhyme. This popular children's song marks its origin in Germany and is believed to be introduced in North America by German immigrants. Later, the rhyme gained popularity in other parts of the world and was enjoyed by young children as a singing game. “The Farmer in the Dell” is also sung in a number of languages.

Origin Of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Nursery Rhyme

Origin Of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Nursery Rhyme
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"Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" is one the popular lullabies and nursery rhymes, written by Ann Taylor. It was first published in 1806 in “Rhymes for the Nursery”, a collection of rhymes by Jane Taylor and her sister Ann Taylor. The song has a Roud Folk Song Index number of 7666.

Origin And Meaning Of Rig A Jig Jig Song

Origin And Meaning Of Rig A Jig Jig Song
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Rig-a-Jig-Jig” is one of the best-known nineteenth-century singing games and English nursery rhymes. The rhyme is also considered as a silly song, which is about a young man who encounters a pretty girl. Songwriter and exact date of its origin are not known. Experts believe that it is a nonsensical kids' song, which contains a humorous element and is composed just for fun and comical effect.