15 FREE Christian Nursery Rhymes

To celebrate the end of our 7-day beginning reading series, I’m sharing some near and dear to my heart: FREE Christian Nursery Rhymes.

About seven years ago, I adapted 10 common nursery rhymes into Christian nursery rhymes. A year and a half ago, I added 5 more rhymes to the mix, making it 15 total. Just lately, I’ve revisited these rhymes a little bit with MBug (2 years) and NJoy (4 years). The idea came as we were reading together to reformat them into individual pages, adapting them for shared reading.

15 FREE Christian Nursery Rhymes - adapted from the original rhymes | This Reading Mama


15 FREE Christian Nursery Rhymes

Here are the rhymes included with examples. Please note these are older images and the pack has been updated as of 2015.

Photo of Hey Diddle Diddle Christian Nursery Rhyme

1. Hey Diddle Diddle

2. 1,2- God Loves You (1, 2-Buckle Your Shoe)

3. Ba, Ba Black Sheep

4. Little Bo Peep

Photo of Mary Had a Little Lamb Christian Nursery Rhyme

5. Mary Had a Little Lamb

6. Twinkle, Twinkle Shining Star

Photo of God the Father Christian Nursery Rhyme

7. God the Father (Jack Sprat)

8. Jesus Christ (Jack and Jill)

Photo of Its Raining Its Pouring Christian Nursery Rhyme

9. It’s Raining!  It’s Pouring!

10. Wee Little Zacchaeus (Wee Willy Winkie)

11. The House the Wise Man Built

Photo of Paul and Silas Christian Nursery Rhyme

12. Paul and Silas (London Bridge)

13. There Was an Old Woman

14. He Will Come Back (My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean)

Photo of Rockabye Baby Christian Nursery Rhyme

15. Rock-a-Bye Baby

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  1. These are amazing! Thank you!

  2. Our precious wee ones will really, really like these–thank you so much!!


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