Amazing Nursery Rhymes Ideas
All children will love the nursery rhyme theme. They probably bring back found memories of your childhood.The Nursery Rhyme theme is one theme that will challenge your guests in many ways in the games department. Test their memories!Some of the most popular nursery rhymes are Humpty Dumpty, Jack and Jill and Twinkle, Twinkle little star. These nursery rhymes have been passed down from generation to generation.Did you know most nursery rhymes were created in previous centuries and most of them came from true events.
I initially wanted something gender neutral as we were not going to find out the sex of the baby, so I decided on nursery rhymes. I then looked through nursery rhyme books to get ideas of my favorite nursery rhymes.The room was intially a guest room, and I had already painted it in a sherwin williams yellow. Yellow is my favorite color and just happens to be gender neutral–so it was perfect.Our crib, as pictured, was a Jardine from Babies R Us. It was recalled so we replaced it with a Graco Lauren.
There are many great baby shower ideas you could use for decorations. Use pages from old nursery rhyme books. You could make a garland, a table runner, wall decorations or small framed table decorations with these pages. Borrow stuffed animals that are related to nursery rhymes, such as lambs, ducks or geese. Moons, stars, and flowers would also all complement the theme. Use an old nursery rhyme book as a guest book. Have each guest sign a different page and present it to the guest of honor. This will be a special memento of her baby shower.
We would enjoy learning a new nursery rhyme, poem or song once per week. The following poem/songs/ nursery rhyme activities explain how we went about it.
We recently borrowed The Great Nursery Rhyme Disaster by David Conway from our local library and it was an instant hit. In the story a bored Little Miss Muffet heads off to find a new nursery rhyme to star in with humorous results. Each Peach Pear Plum by Janet & Allan Ahlberg and Where’s Mum? by Libby Gleeson are other picture books featuring nursery rhyme (and fairy tale) characters in new adventures.