If you are a fan of nursery rhymes, chances are you have nursery rhyme crafts or props that you use when you read the nursery rhymes to children. Creating nursery rhyme décor crafts are fun and easy to do with the right tools.
You can take an old lampshade and make it into a nursery rhyme décor crafts by adding pompom balls to the bottom of the shade. Then, paint the actual shade baby blue and add a picture of a cow jumping over a moon.
Another nursery rhyme décor craft is to take an ordinary clock and change the background to be a nursery rhyme.
Many people like to cross-stitch. You can find patterns of nursery rhyme cross-stitches at your local craft store. Pick your favorite nursery rhyme and cross-stitch it and then you can frame the cross-stitch and hang it on your wall.
Another cute nursery rhyme décor craft is to remove your light switch covers and paint the characters from nursery rhymes on them. You can transform a boring white light switch cover into little Miss Muppet or Humpty Dumpty.
Decorating your home with a rug or a blanket of your favorite nursery rhyme also helps to add some creativity to your house. You can purchase a blanket or make one on your own and use it as a throw blanket on your couch or bed.
If you are decorating a child’s room or a nursery, you can paint the walls with different nursery rhymes or purchase wallpaper to cover the walls to display your favorite nursery rhymes.
Glow and the dark stars also can be used to light up a dark room for Hey Diddle, Diddle. You can create a cow jumping over the moon and when the lights go out, everyone will be reminded of this nursery rhyme.
Another nursery rhyme craft you can make with supplies from your own home is a toilet paper nursery rhyme character. You will need two or three empty toilet paper rolls, glue, scissors, glue, and markers. Draw little red riding hood or other nursery rhyme characters and glue them to the toilet paper rolls. You can now use the toilet paper characters as props when you read the nursery rhyme.
Puff art is another easy nursery rhyme craft that makes wonderful nursery rhyme décor. You will need to purchase straws, paint, and paper. The craft is to have children or adults paint by blowing paint through the straws. It’s a fun activity for children to pretend like they are the big bad wolf.
If you are a fan of Humpty Dumpty, make a large laminated copy of the nursery rhyme. Then you can make a set for when you read the nursery rhyme to others. You will need a plastic egg and a piece of cardboard or building blocks and some small toy soldiers to act as the “king’s men”. You can leave this out on display for everyone to see.
A popular idea for nursery rhyme décor is to cut out the word “dream” from a large piece of wood or you can purchase this from your local craft store. On each different letter you can paint a different nursery rhyme to display what you will be dreaming of tonight!
Whatever route you decide to go for creating nursery rhyme décor, be creative. Just as nursery rhymes use imagination, use your imagination to come up with some fun ideas. Read each nursery rhyme again and look for a few ideas from the stories that will help you decide what to create for your home to make it full of nursery rhymes!