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    How long since your aged care residents thought about or said a nursery rhyme?
    This will get everyone thinking back.
    Encourage everyone to say the rhymes through from beginning to end after every question. It’s Lots of fun!

    Mary had a little lamb, were did it follow her too? (A) School

    Why did old mother Hubbard go to the cupboard? (A) To get her poor dog a bone

    What a little boys made of? (A) Frogs and snails and puppy dogs tails

    What a little girls made of? (A) Sugar and spice and all things nice

    Who did the dish run away with? (A) The spoon

    How many black birds were in the pie? (A) 4 & 20 or 24

    What was Little Jack Horner eating in the corner? (A) Christmas pie

    What did Jack and Jill fetch from up on the hill? (A) Fetch a pail of water

    Mary Mary was quite contrary what did she grow in her garden? (A) Silver bells and cockleshells and pretty maids all in a row

    Little Miss Muffet sat on her tuffet eating her curds and whey, what sat down beside her? (A) A spider

    Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, when he fell off the wall who couldn’t put him back together again? (A) All the kings horses and all the kings men

    What did Georgie Porgie do to the girls to make them cry? (A) Kissed the girls

    When it was raining and pouring what was the old man doing? (A) Snoring

    Who were the 3 men in the tub? (A) The butcher, the baker, the candle stick maker

    What did the farmers wife do to the 3 blind mice? (A) Cut off their tails with a carving knife

    What was Wee Willie Winkie wearing when he ran through the town? (A) Night gown

    Complete this ryhme:  Insy wincy spider climbed up? (A) The water spout

    Mary had a little lamb, what colour was its fleece? (A) As white as snow

    There was an old lady who swallowed a fly, what did she swallow next to catch the fly? (A) A spider

    Peter Peter pumpkin eater had a wife, were did he keep her? (A) In a pumpkin shell

    Simple Simon met someone going to the fair, who? (A) A pie man

    How many bags of wool did baa baa black sheep have? (A) 3 bags full

    Pat a cake pat a cake bakers man bake me a cake as fast as you can, what letter of the alphabet did he mark the cake with? (A) Roll it and pat it and mark it with B

    Jack be nimble jumped over what? (A) A candle stick

    Old king Cole was a merry old soul, what did he call for? (A) He called for his pipe and he called for his bowl and he called for his fiddlers 3

    The owl and the pussy cat went to sea in what colour boat? (A) A beautiful pea green boat

    How many men did the grand old Duke of York have? (A) 10,000 men

    In the rhyme Hey diddle diddle, who jumped over the moon (A) The cow

    Jack Sprat could eat no fat, what could Jacks wife not eat? (A) No lean

    Miss Molly had a dolly that was? (A) Sick, sick, sick

    What did little Bow Peep lose? (A) Her sheep

    There was an old women who lived in a shoe, she didn’t know what to do why? (A) She had so many children

    Peter Piper picked a peck of what? (A) pickled peppers

    Pussy cat pussy cat where have you been? (A) His been to London to see the Queen

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