Little Miss

Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet
Eating a Big Mac and fries
Along came a spider and sat down beside her
'Yuck', it said, 'I prefer flies'.

Miss Muffet

'Little Miss' is a parody of the English nursery rhyme Little Miss Muffet. You'll recognise that the poem is based on the original nursery rhyme, but some things have changed - a MacDonald's instead of curds and whey and a spider that, rather strangely, can speak.


Animal Antics


Nursery rhyme parody which is great for preschool kids to learn and recite


4 lines

Key Stage

Pre-school, KS1, KS2


Patrick Winstanley

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Nursery rhyme parodies for young children

Nursery rhyme parodies are an ideal introduction to poetry for young children and are excellent for reading aloud or reciting, as the underlying rhyme is usually familiar to the child. Other nursery rhyme parodies in the collection suitable for pre-school and KS1 children include Humpty, a parody of Humpty Dumpty and Muddleheaded Mary, in which Mary didn't have a little lamb, although vegetarian children may object.

Nursery rhyme parodies for older children

Paul Curtis's rude nursery rhymes are suitable for children aged 10 and over. The collection currently features parodies of ten nursery rhymes, including Georgie Porgie Pudding and Pie, Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, Old Mother Hubbard and Doctor Foster.

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