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Rhymes are important for language development for babies and toddlers. These Mother Goose activities for toddlers are ideal for little learners.
This collection of Mother Goose activities for preschoolers is full of fun crafts, songs, and hands-on activities that are perfect for kids ages 3-5.
Mother Goose Activities for Toddlers
Print out the free template, and your kids can use bandaids to put Humpty Dumpty back together again. I Heart Crafty Things
Older toddlers and young preschoolers can use these Little Bo Peep counting mats to practice number recognition and counting to ten. 123 Homeschool 4 Me
Print this free Jack Be Nimble activity pack, and your little ones can complete coloring pages and more. Homeschool Preschool
Little ones will love gluing cotton balls to cardboard sheep when you present this Mary Had a Little Lamb craft. Rainy Day Mum
With a paper cup and a pipe cleaner, your kids can make Jack and Jill’s pail to use as they reenact the nursery rhyme. Toddler Approved
Get your active toddlers moving when you make Jack Be Nimble’s candlestick to jump over. Creative Family Fun
Whether you use premade pom poms or you let your little ones help make them, they’ll love decorating these Three Blind Mice to act out the rhyme. NurtureStore
Toddlers and preschoolers will get a kick out of making these pop-up flowers that are great to make when you are teaching Mary, Mary Quite Contrary. Kids Craft Room
Little ones will love creating these Hey Diddle Diddle story props to use as they act out the rhyme over and over again. Spell Out Loud
Pinching clothespins in this Hickory Dickory Dock matching game will help strengthen fine motor muscles in little fingers. Best Toys 4 Toddlers
Spread these printable candlesticks around the room, and challenge your kids to a fun Jack Be Nimble gross motor game! Life Over C’s
Here’s a fun boot craft goes with The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe. Kids will giggle as they add all the kids to this “house”. The OT Toolbox
You’ve likely got quite a few items in your playroom that you can add to this nursery rhyme sensory bin. Totally Tots
MOTHER GOOSE RHYMES
Fill your book basket with a great collection of Mother Goose rhymes. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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Mother Goose Treasury – Join Mother Goose, kings, and twinkling stars, let your dreams and imagination take you far. This is the perfect book for reading aloud and sharing, and will be treasured by children throughout their childhood.
The Real Mother Goose – Mother Goose rhymes are a vital part of childhood. And this collection of essential rhymes have been reproduced exactly as they have been repeated from generation to generation.
Favorite Nursery Rhymes from Mother Goose – From nonsense to lessons learned, these 45 rhymes include the very well known (Itsy Bitsy Spider) and the somewhat familiar (Hickety, Pickety, My Black Hen).
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:
Little ones will love acting out the adventures of the Itsy Bitsy Spider going up and down the water spout with this nursery rhyme felt board set.
I love this handcrafted gift set of 12 nursery rhyme story spoons featuring 11 popular rhymes. These spoons are used to develop the children’s imagination, speech and language skills, sequencing and recall.