nursery rhyme

a short, simple poem or song for very young children, as Hickory Dickory Dock.

1835–45 Unabridged
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nursery rhyme
a short traditional verse or song for children, such as Little Jack Horner

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Example sentences
Singing a simple, two-note tune or nursery rhyme is a good way to begin the
  habit of singing.
In many cases, he changes the original meter of the nursery rhyme, which is
Choose a well known jingle or nursery rhyme for the tune.
Each week a new nursery rhyme was presented to increase the students' awareness
  of letters and sounds.
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