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Nursery songs and rhymes: Old Mother Hubbard

Nursery songs and rhymes: Old Mother Hubbard

This collection of video and audio brings together traditional nursery rhymes and songs, counting songs and action songs.

Many also feature in Listen and Play and Playtime.

The songs and rhymes are an ideal Early Learning resource and can be used to support the language and communication objectives of the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) curriculum.

Click on the link below to print the lyrics to the song.

Old Mother Hubbard - supporting resources:

  1. Old Mother Hubbard - print lyrics
  2. Stimulus Sounds Library

Lyrics - Old Mother Hubbard

Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard,

To fetch her poor dog a bone.

But when she got there the cupboard was bare,

And so the poor dog had none.


She went to the fishmonger's to buy him some fish,

But when she came back he was licking the dish.

She went to the grocer's to buy him some fruit,

But when she came back he was playing the flute!


So Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard,

To fetch her poor dog a bone.

But when she got there the cupboard was bare,

And so the poor dog had none.


She went to the baker's to buy him some bread,

But when she came back he didn't want to be fed.

So Old Mother Hubbard went back to the cupboard,

To fetch her poor dog a bone.

And when she got there it was no longer bare,

And so she gave her poor dog...a bone!

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