Top 25 nursery rhymes lyrics in hindi for Kids and Chlidren


By Cynthia-G-Toups

Nursery rhymes are among the most beloved children’s songs. Each nursery rhyme has a different meaning and moral, yet they share the same common element: they tell stories of the everyday world. These stories hold a message that is universal, relatable, and applicable to everyone regardless of their cultural upbringing.

Kids love to sing, and there are a number of popular nursery rhymes that are associated with Indian culture. In this article, we have compiled a list of popular nursery rhymes from all over the world, including some that have no connection to India.

Nursery rhymes, or rhymes for children, are a great way to learn the basics of the language and teach children important values. Children love nursery rhymes because they’re fun and easy to sing along with. This article provides a list of 25 popular nursery rhymes in Hindi.

Machli Jal Ki Rani Hai (मछली जल की रानी है)

Machli Jal Ki Rani Hai is a popular nursery rhyme in Hindi. It is associated with the friendship between the two brothers of Baghat, which is a story from the Mahabharata. Machli Jal Ki Rani Hai literally means: “A fish was caught by a mongoose”. This nursery rhyme was introduced to India by the British during their colonial rule.

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Machhali jal ki hai raani ,
Jeevan uska hai paani ,
Haath lagao, dar jaayegi
Bahaar nikaalo, mar jaayegi

Mor -Naach Mor ka sab ko bhata मोर – नाच मोर का सबको भाता

Mor -NaachMor -Naach Mor ka sab ko bhata Nursery Rhyme is an old popular nursery rhyme. It was originally written in Hindi by Harivansh Rai Bachchan, a famous poet, and lyricist

Mor ka sab ko bhata Nursery Rhyme, This rhyme is said to be in the Hindu Marathi language. It goes like this: Mor (मोर) means an animal, Naach (नाच) means to walk or step, and Ka (का) means foot. In other words, it is a nursery rhyme of an animal walking on its foot.

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Naach Mor ka sab ko bhata,
jab weh pankho ko phalata,
khoon-khoon ka shoor machata,
ghum-ghum kar naach dikhata

Chanda Mama चन्दा मामा

The nursery rhyme Chanda Mama is a popular childhood song that tells of the adventures of an elephant and a little girl, who meets and talks to the elephant. It’s commonly sung during storytime in India.

The Chanda Mama nursery rhyme, also known as Chanda Mama Ki Yaad aa gayi or, “The chandamama is crying.”, was first documented in the late 19th century by Durga Prasad Chanda, who wrote it in Punjabi in one of his books on folklore. It’s a tale about love and death and how children are taught to accept death.

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Chand Mama aao na,
Dhood-batasa khao na,
Meethi lori gao na,
Bistar mein so jao na

Chanda Mama चन्दा मामा 2

Chanda mama gol matol,
Kuch to bol, kuch to bol.
Kal tai aadhey, aaj ho gol,
khol bhi do ab apni pol
Raat hote he tum aa jate,
Sang-sath sitare late.
Lekin din mai kahan chip jate,
Kuch to bol, kuch to bol.

Dhobi Aaya धोबी आया

The Dhobi Aaya Nursery Rhyme is a children’s song that tells the story of how ‘Dhobi’s daughter was born.’ In many Indian households, Dharavi, Mumbai is the most common place to find a Dhobi for washing clothes. These Dhobis have been an integral part of the city and its life for decades now.

Dhobi aaya, dhobi aaya,
Kitne kapde laaya,
Ek, Do, Teen
Ek, Do, Teen

Dhobi aaya, dhobi aaya
Kitne kapde laaya,
Chaar, Paanch, Chhe
Chaar, Paanch, Chhe

Dhobi aaya, dhobi aaya
Kitne kapde laaya,
Saat, Aatth, Nau
Saat, Aatth, Nau

Dhobi aaya, dhobi aaya
Kitne kapde laaya,
Dus, Dus, Dus
Bhai, Dus, Dus, Dus

Savera सवेरा

Savera Nursery Rhyme is a collection of Indian nursery rhymes, commonly used to entertain children. These rhyming songs are easy to memorize and have simple tune lines which kids love to sing. reading popular nursery rhymes in Hindi Savera.


Suraj nikla mitta andhera,
Dekho baachon hua savera.
Aaya meethi hawa ka phera,
Chidiyoon ne phir choda basera.
Jaago bachoon ab mat so,
Etna sundar samay na kho.,

Badal Raja, बादल राजा

Badal Raja, Piyaji aur Ramji – This nursery rhyme is dedicated to the brave and courageous Badal Raja. He was a man of character and valor who set out on a journey in search of his beloved wife, Princess Bilquis Begum. On his way, he met various supernatural beings and learned a lot about nature, while at the same time he was an avid reader of books.

Badal Raja, Badal Raja
Jaldi se pani barsa ja.
Nanhe-Munne jhulas rahe hain.
Dharti ki tu pyas bhujha ja.
Jaldi se pani barsa ja.

Badal Raja has a sweet smile,
He always likes to make people laugh.
He keeps us laughing all day long,
Wishing us good morning and good night.

Meri Pyari Gaiya मेरी प्यारी गैया

This nursery rhyme is a fun way to teach kids about the concept of meri pyari, or bringing beauty and happiness to others. The message is clear – bring beauty, kindness, and joy to your loved ones.

Ek-Ek yadi tum paed lagao,
To tum baag laga dogay.
Ek-Ek yadi tum eat joddo, To tum mahal bana dogay.
Ek-Ek yadi paisa joddo,
To ban jaogay dhanwan.
Ek-Ek yadi akshar pad lo,
To ban jaogay vidhwan

Gandhi, The father of the nation गाँधी, राष्ट्र पिता

This is a funny, educational, and great way to teach kids about one of the most important political leaders of our time – Mahatma Gandhi.

It is a unique story of the nation’s founder. A story that has been passed down generation after generation. For generations, it has been one of the best-loved nursery rhymes in India. It is said to have originated during India’s freedom struggle. But before that, the riddle is believed to have been composed by British officials during colonial rule.

Sachhai ka lekhar shastra
Aur Ahimsa ka lekhar astra
Toone apna desh bachaya
Gaurom ko tha door bhagaya
Dushmen se bhi pyaar kiya
Manav par upakar kiya
Gandhi karthe tuje naman
Tuje chadathe phool suman

Hathi Aaya हाथी आया

A small but sweet nursery rhyme, its origin is unknown. The Hindi word ‘Hathi’ means “elephant”. The story goes that an elephant was trampling around a field of young wheat plants. As the tree failed to grow tall enough to avoid the elephant’s foot, it could only be climbed by the farmer’s wife.

This nursery rhyme was a piece of traditional knowledge and has been passed down from generation to generation, centuries ago. But the words have never really been heard in the open. Until now!

Hathi aya, Hathi aya
Soond hilata hathi aya
Chalta phirta hathi aya
Joom joom kar hathi aya
Kaan hilatta hathi aya

Aayi Holi आई होली

Aayi Holi is a famous nursery rhyme in India. The Aayi Holi is also known as “Holi” in Hindi, and the name “Mandi ki Holi” by the local people of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Punjab. The best part about this rhyme is that it can be used to teach kids how to draw flowers and plants with different colors on their skin.

Aayi Holi, Aayi Holi
Aayi Holi Re…

Rang Lagao Khushi manao,
Aayi Holi Re…

Khub Mithai aur Pitchkari
Aayi Holi Re…

Sabko Baantto Khushiyan he Khushiyan
Aayi Holi Re…

Aayi Holi, Aayi Holi
Aayi Holi Re…

The story of Aayi Holi starts with the childhood memories of a 70-year-old tribal woman. The woman lived in a village near the banks of river Ganga. As part of her routine, she would visit the riverbank every day and bring home sindoor (vermilion) from the river.

Meri Gudiya मेरी गुडिया

Meri Gudiya is a nursery rhyme in Hindi. It was written by Pandit Vishnu Digambar Paluskar and published in the book Haryanvian Folk Tales published in 1882. Meri Gudiya is very popular among children. The story tells that when Lord Shiva was angry, he cursed the snake-goddess Bhadrakali to turn into a woman, who had to be married to her brother Shiva.

Meri Gudiya, Meri Gudiya
Hansi khushi ki hai yeh pudiya
Mein esko kapde pahnati
Esko apne sath sulati
Yeh hai meri sakhi saheli
Nahi chodti mujhe akeli
Na yeh jada baat banaye
Meri baat sunti jaye
Gana esko roj sunati
Lekin khana yeh nahi khati

Chidiya चिड़िया

This nursery rhyme was very popular in the 19th century, especially during the short days of summer. It was originally written by James William Alexander in 1819. Chidiya is a Hindi word that means “summer” or “hot season.” The earliest record of this nursery rhyme dates back to 1859 when it was published in the Calcutta Magazine.

Have you heard of Chidiya? It is a Bengali folk song that has been passed down from generation to generation, each adding its own verses. The last few decades have seen an explosion in the popularity of Chidiya and children across India are now singing it with vigor.

Chidiya Rani, Chidiya Rani
Tum Paidon ki ho Rani

Subah savere uth jatti ho
Na janne kya gatti ho

Kya tum bhi padne ko jatti ho
Ya naukari ko jatti ho

Shyam se phele atti ho
Bachoon ka dana latti ho

Bhar-bhar chonch khilati dana
choo – choo chaheck gatti gana

Natkhat Chuha नटखट चूहा

In the world of literature, there are few better-known nursery rhymes than Natkhat Chuha. Some would say it is a song that brings back childhood memories of rolling around on the floor, making funny faces, and being silly. But this popular nursery rhyme goes way beyond these three things.

Natkhat chuha topi wala
Room zoom kartta, tup tup kartta
Tali Bajata, shoor matchta
Koodta Phandta Bil mein Jatta.

Chuhiya Rani चुहिया रानी

“Chuhiya Rani”. A rhyme that is passed down from generation to generation and has inspired many. The rhymes have been instrumental in keeping the teachings of our forefathers alive and also helping people to understand the nature of life, what it means to be a good human being, a better father or mother, and a better citizen.

Chuhiya Rani, Chuhiya Rani,
Lagati ho tum badi sayani.
Jaise ho es ghar ki rani,
Tabhi to karti ho manmani.
Kutar-kutar sab kuch kha jatti,
Aahat soon jhat se chup jatti.
Jab bhi Billi mausi atti,
Doom daba bill mein ghoos jatti.

Diwali दिवाली

Diwali is one of the most celebrated and widely celebrated festivals in India. It is also considered the start of a new year for all Indians. Diwali is a festival of lights and colors that involves people from all over the world to celebrate it together. On this occasion, we have made a list of the 10 most commonly recited Diwali nursery rhymes from different parts of India and abroad.

It is a common tradition to keep kids engaged during the festival of Diwali. To add some pep in the step, here are a few nursery rhymes that will make them sit up and listen.

Aai Diwali, Aai Diwali,
Aai Diwali re.
Deep jalao, khushi manao,
Aai Diwali re.
Khoob chale phuljhadi patakhe,
Aai Diwali re..
Sabko bantto khoob mithai
Aai Diwali re.

Meri Pyari Gaiya
मेरी प्यारी गैया

Meri Gaiya Aati Hai मेरी गइया आती है

Meri Gaiya Aati Hai Nursery Rhyme is a fun rhyme that kids can learn to recite and say in Hindi. The rhyme uses the tune of nursery rhymes like, “Ten Little Indians” and others to teach kids about the seasons. While some parents may choose to skip the rhyme when teaching their children, it’s still a good way to introduce seasons and how they relate to each other.

Meri Gaiya aati hai.
Mujhko dhood pilati hai.
Sabko aachi lagti hai.
Gore rang mein sajti hai.
Baache sab aajate hai.
Usko pyar jatate hai.
Uska ek baccha hai.
Uchaal kood karta hai.

Char Naukar चार नौकर

The Char Naukar nursery rhyme is a traditional one from the Rajasthan area of India. It is believed to be over a thousand years old and was first written down in a book by the Marwaris. The nursery rhyme plays on the historical importance of elephants in Rajasthan and the importance of education for women in their culture.

Mere Pass hain naukar char,
Hardam detay mera sath.
Do hain mere hath,
Detay mera hardam sath.
Do hain mere paer,
Mujhe karate hai Saer.
Na peete, na khate hain,
Jahan kahoon le jate hain.

Bandar ki Sasural बन्दर की ससुराल

It’s the most awaited time of the year. The most widely recognized nursery rhyme, Bandar ki Sasural is being sung everywhere. The popular nursery rhyme talks about the small houses made of wood and stone where children lived in a family unit. It also talks about the happy-go-lucky life of kids in such a house.

Lathi lekar been bajata,
Bandar ja paoncha sasural.
Mein aaya bandari ko lene,
Kaun banaye roti-daal.

Railgaddi रेलगाड़ी

During the last couple of years, Railgaddi has grown from a play in Mumbai to an exciting play performed all over India. The growth of this play across various cities has led to a plethora of online adaptations and one original Hindi film. To celebrate the joys of Railgaddi, here’s our nursery rhyme dedicated to rail travel.

Chuk-chuk-chuk-chuk dhooan chodti,
Khoob sawari le jatti hai.
kala engine, lal hai dibay,
hatto, railgaddi aati hai.

Aaloo-Kachaaloo Beta Kahan Gaye they ?
आलू कचालू बेटा कहाँ गए थे

“Aaloo-Kachaaloo Beta Kahan Gaye they Nursery Rhyme” is one of the most famous nursery rhymes from India. It has been associated with child development. The rhyme is known for being very cute and easy to remember and is also very popular among children.

Aaloo-Kachaaloo beta Kahan Gaye, a nursery rhyme that celebrates the month of August. The nursery rhyme is popularly known as Aakheen Alaa or Old age is not old. It talks about the joys of growing old and then reminiscing on the times when one was young.

Aaloo kachaaloo beta kahan gaye they?
Bandar ki jhopadi mein so rahe they,
Bandar ne laat maari ro rahe they ,
Mummy ne pyaar kiya, ha(n)s rahe they,
Papa ne paise diye naach rahe they,
Bhaiya ne ladoo diya kha rahe they.

Ginti- Ek Do Teen Char एक, दो, तीन, चार
गिनती – एक, दो, तीन, चार

Ginti- Ek Do Teen Char Nursery Rhyme is a popular children’s rhyme that uses the Gita Govinda as its base. The Gita Govinda has been known to be one of the most well-known nursery rhymes in India for a long time. It originated from Rajasthan and it is also considered one of the best-known nursery rhymes in Rajasthan.

Ek, Do, Teen, Char,
Aaj Shani hai kal Etwar,
Paanch, Cha, Saat, Aath,
Eske aage Nau aur Dus,
Ho gayi Ginti poori bas.

Titli तितली

This is a beautiful nursery rhyme about the titli tree. Titli is the state flower of Bihar, and the Hindi name for it translates to “like a flower”. The Nandi (buffalo) Swayamvaram from Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh is also named after this tree.

Subah Savere atti Titli,
Phool-Phool par jatti Titli,
Rang Birange pankh sajaye,
Sabke Mann ko bhati Titli.

Ek Ek | एक एक

Ek Ek Nursery Rhyme is a simple, yet intriguing little rhyme that tells the story of a woman and her baby. However, for many Indians, it brings up memories of an uncomfortable time in their lives. It’s important to understand why this nursery rhyme holds such a special place in our hearts and why its impact on society is so strong.

Ek-Ek yadi tum ped lagao,
To tum baag laga dogay.
Ek-Ek yadi tum eet jodo,

To tum mahal bana dogay.

Ek-Ek yadi paisa jodo,
To ban jaogay dhanwan.
Ek-Ek yadi akshar pad lo,
To ban jaogay vidhwan.

Mor | मोर

Naach mor ka sab ko bhaata nursery rhyme is a very famous nursery rhyme that is usually sung by kids during the summer season. It contains a word or two in Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu languages.

Naach mor ka sab ko bhaata Nursery Rhyme is a poem written by Kaifi Azmi, a lyricist in the Bollywood film industry. This nursery rhyme is about the words and situations that happen in the daily life of a child. The rhyme also shows some of the feelings and emotions experienced by children at this age.

 Naach mor ka sab ko bhaata,
Jab vah pankho ko phailaata,
Kooh- kooh ka shor machaata,
Ghoom-ghoom kar naach dikhaata

Conclusion | Popular nursery rhymes lyrics in Hindi

Nursery rhymes are a great way to develop your child’s language skills and get him acquainted with their roots. A lot of nursery rhymes can be traced back to traditional stories, legends, or even fairytales. Nursery rhymes are often thought of as the first language your child will learn.

The nursery rhymes that we grew up with have a way of sticking to our brains and making us feel nostalgic. Above are the top 25 nursery rhymes in Hindi, perfect for your next baby shower or just for a few moments of relaxation.


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