Nursery Rhyme Worksheets and Coloring Pages
Welcome to tlsbooks.com. This page features a variety of classic nursery rhymes, worksheets, coloring pages, and poems to print.
The poems and rhymes we offer are great for shared reading activities. Encourage your students to listen for the rhyming words and pay attention to the rhythm of the poem. Students should be encouraged to ask about the meaning of unfamiliar words and should be able to verbalize what the poem or nursery rhyme is about.
Nursery rhyme pages could be used as a supplement in the classroom or printed and bound into a mini nursery rhyme book. Most of the nursery rhymes were obtained from older manuscripts and for the most part they have been left as they were originally written.
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Poem and Nursery Rhyme Worksheets and Coloring Pages
Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme Worksheets
The following items include a coloring page with the nursery rhyme as well as 1-2 worksheets related to the rhyme. The worksheets have been aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Per the request of a number of visitors, we have edited a few of the rhymes to make them less sexist and less violent. If you prefer the original text, you can print the coloring page from our Mother Goose Coloring Pages (below) and print the worksheets from this section.
Baa, Baa, Black Sheep - This file includes a poem and coloring page, an addition and subtraction within 5 worksheet, a complete the sentence activity, and practice printing sight words.
Bedtime - Students can color the picture, read the poem and complete the time worksheet about when they go to bed and get up.
Humpty Dumpty - This is a fun picture to color and includes a worksheet about printing rhyming words, comprehension, and completing sentences.
Jack and Jill - Cute picture accompanies this classic rhyme. The two worksheets include practice printing sight words, completing sentences, matching rhyming words, and testing comprehension.
Cut and Paste Jack and Jill - Color, cut, paste, and learn about up and down when completing these three worksheets.
Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme Coloring Pages
Most of the nursery rhyme coloring pages provided here were taken from older manuscripts and for the most part they have been left as they were originally written. We have made slight changes to a few of the rhymes to enhance their appeal to children.
Poems for Kids
The Popular Poplar Tree - Poem and illustration.
The Twins - Older students will appreciate this nonsense poem and teachers will appreciate the accompanying worksheet promoting thinking skills.
Leopard and Monkey - Young children will enjoy coloring the pictures and reading this rhyme by Edith Brown Kirkwood.
Squirrel - This is a short, simple poem with a picture to color. Great for the youngest child.
The Path to Fairyland - A short, sweet poem with a picture to color.
The Two Friends - Kids will enjoy this poem by Carolyn Wells about a spider and a centipede.
A Serious Question - This file includes a coloring page with the poem A Serious Question and a worksheet page in which students re-write the poem and draw a picture to accompany it.
All worksheets created by Tracey Smith.
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This page has 38 nursery rhyme coloring pages and worksheets for kids.