Nursery Rhymes for 6-8 year olds

This week Bibi explores lullabies and nursery rhymes with you! When babies are tiny, it’s great to sing to them and share little cute sayings that have been passed down for many generations, from moms and dads to their kids. Let’s take a look at Nursery Rhymes in books! 

Watch videos, download books to read together, and explore things to do with BookSpring.

Video: English

Video: Español

Books to Read Together: English

Here are some books to read together! You can download and save them and keep them forever, to read again and again.


The Countryside Song

    • Where does Timmy live?
    • Why does Timmy jump into the water?
    • Describe your perfect day! 

Rhyming Grandpa

    • What does Rhyming Grandpa wear?
    • What does Rhyming Grandpa like to do?
    • Who are Rhyming Grandpa’s friends? 

All the Missing Socks

    • Where are places that missing socks can go?
    • Have you ever lost one of your pairs of socks?

Books to Read Together: Español


El árbol

    • ¿Qué es una cosa que aprendiste de este libro?
    • Mira afuera, ¿cuántas árboles ves?

Quiero mucho a mi mamá

    • ¿Qué cosas has aprendido de tu mamá?
    • ¿Cuál es tu favorita cosa hacer con tu mamá?

My Special Hair/Mi cabello especial 

    • What rhymes with ‘hair’? 
    • What makes [your] hair special? 

Things to Do Together

  • Each day, choose a rhyme to learn together. Share with your child where you learned the rhyme, at home or school? After practicing saying the rhyme together, see if your child can say it for you. 
  • Talk about the rhyming words that today’s rhyme included. Can your child give you another word that rhymes with each one?

Ways to Move Together

  • Create a paper ball from scrap paper/junk mail (squash it up into a ball) and use it for the following activities:
    • choose a target (this could be a bowl on the floor or a spot on the wall/door. Can your child throw the paper ball to hit the target?  If you do, take a step back and try again! How far away can you stand and still hit the target?
    • Throw the ball to your child, aiming either to the left or right of them – can they catch it with both hands? The goal for this game is to have them move both hands across to the side to catch the ball. 

Share Together

At the end of the week, reflect on what you read, and what you did.

  • How many new rhymes did you learn this week?
  • Which one is your favorite? Why?

More Ideas To Build Young Readers

Come back each Sunday for new Weekly Themes from BookSpring. Meanwhile, keep reading for more parent tips and recommendations!

Choose your favorite rhyme of the week and write it on a piece of paper/type it into a computer. Now draw/create a picture to illustrate it.

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Nursery Rhymes for 6-8 year olds
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