There are some classic children’s poems and rhymes that stay on for years, and Banbury Cross is one of them. This rhyme has been popular with children for several centuries now, and if you’re looking to introduce it to your toddler, here’s a little something.
Read on to get access to my free Banbury Cross rhyme printable that you can use to help your toddler understand the lyrics and words in a super fun and interactive way. Plus, I’ve also included some quick links to activities and craft ideas towards the bottom, along with links to other free printables associated with some of the most popular kid’s nursery rhymes.
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Words For The Banbury Cross Nursery Rhyme
While the origins of this nursery rhyme have been a bit tricky to unearth and there have been several proposed meanings and analysis of what the rhyme talks about, there is one aspect all parents collectively agree on- it is undoubtedly a fun and catchy rhyme that children love.
So here are the actual lyrics of the rhyme!
Here are the words for the Banbury Cross song.
Ride a cock-horse to Banbury Cross,
To see a fine lady upon a white horse.
Rings on her fingers and bells on her toes,
And she shall have music wherever she goes.
Banbury Cross Rhyme Printable Free Download
And as promised, here’s the free download of the printable of the rhyme. You can download it, and team it up with some horse themed craft ideas and activities like the ones I’ve listed below, and offer your little one a fun learning experience!
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Download The Banburry Cross Nursery Rhyme Here
Looking for more fun printables revolving around popular nursery rhymes for kids? Here are a few quick links for you to get started on.
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About Angela Milnes
Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.