Monthly Archives: June 2012

There was a princess long ago

Here is part of a song from the archetypal princess myth- a princess rescued by a prince. Bah. If you like it, please support me by buying the CD it’s on for £6 (inc UK P&P)….. scroll down to Esther’s Daily Rhymetime. … Continue reading

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Little Miss Muffet

Tickle tickle tickle…… Sorry- tracks are only available for a while. There are more coming up! Little Miss Muffet Sat on a tuffet Eating her curds and whey Along came a spider Who sat down beside her And frightened Miss … Continue reading

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Here’s a little box

Sorry- tracks are only available for a while. There are more coming up! Here’s a little box, with a lid Let’s peek inside and see what’s hid Oh! It’s a sssssnake!

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This is the way we brush our hair

From At Home with Rhymetime (my yellow CD) Sorry- tracks are only up for a week- but plenty more are on their way! This is the way we brush our hair Brush our hair, brush our hair This is the … Continue reading

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Cockadoodledoo

From the time of Elizabeth I- when children ‘mocked’ crows by pretending their crowing was speech! Different times….. Sorry- tracks are only up for a week- but plenty more are on their way! Cockadoodledoo My dame has lost her shoe … Continue reading

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A fox jumped up one winter’s night

One of my favourite songs- not a nursery rhyme as such, but sung to many children for many years. Today is the tenth anniversary of the birth of my first child- this one’s for her, with love from her own … Continue reading

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Dr Foster

Not much is known about the eponymous Dr Foster- though some suggest he was Edward I, whose horse got stuck in the mud outside Gloucester. Add this one to your collection of rhymes for a rainy day. Sorry- tracks are … Continue reading

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