National Mother Goose Day

Hey Diddle Diddle, Hickory Dickory Dock, Baa Baa Black Sheep, Humpty Dumpty, Three Blind Mice, A-Tisket A-Tasket, Wee Willy Winkie. Do you know these Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes? Do your grandchildren? If you need a refresher course on Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes, visit They have a wonderful list, with lyrics! For National Mother Goose Day, GoodGrandma℠ suggests reading your favorite Mother Goose rhymes with your favorite grandchildren.

Here’s a tidbit of information about Mother Goose:

  • The earliest known reference to Mother Goose was in 1650.
  • Charles Perrault, a French author, published a book of short stories in 1967, entitled Tales of Mother Goose.
  • Mother Goose is not a person, but the fictional character which evolved over centuries.
  • It is believed there is close to 700 stories, songs, rhymes, and fairy tales associated with Mother Goose.
  • Mother Goose Day was founded in 1987, by Gloria T. Delamar.

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