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exploring the nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty through art, crafts, science, play & literacy activities - Nursery Rhymes are awesome for promoting literacy & reading readiness

Old Mother Goose, when She wanted to wander, Would ride through the air On a very fine gander. Mother Goose had a house, 'Twas built in a wood, Where an owl at the door For sentinel stood." version taken from My Book House, Volume 1, In the Nursery, edited by Olive Beaupre' Miller

One more fabulous vintage book from Stella's collection. No wonder Ariel grows up with one foot in fairyland!

I have this book! Leaving Kindergarten gift from my teacher! But mine is a big paperback about little red riding hood and I remember a lot of vibrant red...

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Vintage 1930's Nursery Rhyme Scene Illustration Print to Frame, Hey Diddle Diddle

Printables- Vintage 1930's Nursery Rhyme Scene Illustration Print to Frame, Hey Diddle Diddle.

Front cover from Mother Goose’s nursery rhymes, published by George Routledge and Sons, London, New York, 1877.

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Three Little Kittens Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes Illustration by Eulalie

vintage nursery rhymes illustrations | ... Little Kittens Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes Illustration by Eulalie

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Hey Diddle Diddle Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes Illustration by Eulalie

vintage nursery rhymes illustrations | Hey Diddle Diddle Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes Illustration by Eulalie

humpty dumpty. real story behind the rhyme dates back to the English Civil War. Humpty was a huge cannon mounted atop a high wall-like church tower. During the Siege of Colchester, The tower was hit by enemy cannon fire and Humpty suffered a great fall. There was no fixing the cannon or the tower, and the Humpty Dumpty rhyme was born. I am amazed News to me?