As a kid, nothing beats singing along to a nursery rhyme or song, especially before bed time. Nursery rhymes and songs refer to a wide range of poems that you can read or sing aloud. The poems tell stories meant to entertain or teach you how to read, speak, and count. Many nursery rhymes and songs have words in them that do not make any sense, which can be funny to repeat over and over. Nursery rhymes and songs usually have music associated with them to help you remember them better. The rhymes and songs are easy enough for most kids to understand. In fact, do not be surprised if other kids sing the same songs. Many of them have been popular for a very long time. Find out more about nursery rhymes and songs below to see why mom and dad love certain ones.