Rhymetimes Videos with Derby Libraries

Published Tuesday 9th March 2021
The popular nursery rhyme sessions are back in a series of online videos, created by Derby Theatre, to watch and follow at home.

Derby Libraries’ popular Rhymetimes sessions for pre-school children and their parents and carers are back in a new format.

Seven videos, each featuring three rhymes and songs, have been filmed against the stunning backdrop of The Little Mermaid, the Theatre’s festive show for 2020, which was shown online.

Each of the seven videos feature three engaging and well-known rhymes, complete with open captions.

Sing-a-long Videos

Hickory Dickory Dock, Little Miss Muffet, Wind The Bobbin Up

Currant Buns, Pat-a-Cake, The Queen Of Hearts

Five Little Monkeys, Ring-a-Ring o’ Roses, Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear

See The Little Rabbit Sleeping, Car Car, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Dingle Dangle Scarecow, Grand Old Duke Of York, If You’re Happy

My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean, Row Row Row Your Boat, Sailor Went To Sea

Old MacDonald, Doctor Foster, These Are Grandma’s Glasses


Each video also includes an inspirational quote from a renowned author, to encourage parents and carers to help their children enjoy stories and reading from an early age, and a snippet of information about library services and what’s on offer for families.

Babies and toddlers will love joining in with infectious rhymes, fun sounds and lively actions, performed by Ivan Stott and April Nerissa Hudson.