We have placed this Nursery Rhyme, Cuckoo, cuckoo, what do you do, in our category 'Lost Lyrics of an Old Nursery Rhyme'.
But can you help us identify the the place of origin or history of this lesser known children's nursery rhyme?
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Everyone knows that the unmistakable sound of the Cuckoo is a sure sign that spring has arrived.
The main objective for reciting 'Cuckoo, cuckoo, what do you do' was to teach children to appreciate and understand the seasonal migration habits of the cuckoo.
Many Nursery rhymes such as 'Cuckoo, cuckoo, what do you do' reflect nature and the simple things of life.