Friday, March 8, 2013

Nursery Rhyme Fun!


Nursery Rhymes are fun!
Children love them!
Most importantly…They provide a warm, nurturing experience between an adult and child.

Songs and rhymes for young children have been passed down for generations.  Sad to say…this is not always the case anymore.  
 
“Experts in literacy and child development have discovered that if children know eight nursery rhymes by heart by the time they’re four years old, they’re usually among the best readers by the time they’re eight.”  After I read that, I have been reciting nursery rhymes with Cayden like crazy!  

Isn't he just A-D-O-R-A-B-L-E!?!
There is an enormous educational value in teaching nursery rhymes.  Here is how we use Nursery Rhymes in our classroom as a teaching tool. 


Nursery Rhyme Fluency Chart (Color & Black and White)

Nursery Rhyme Game (Color & Black and White)

Illustrating Nursery Rhymes

Labeling Nursery Rhymes with word bank

Labeling Nursery Rhymes without word bank

Matching Nursery Rhyme picture to word phrase

If you like what you see...you can click {here}  to purchase our Nursery Rhyme Unit! 

Because nursery rhymes are so popular, many children who don’t even know each other will still have these in common and care share the knowledge of each nursery rhyme.

If you and their friends are excited about making rhymes, finding patterns, substituting words etc., they will be too - it will rub off.

Thanks for reading,
Amber & LuAnn

4 comments:

Erin said...

I cannot tell you how much I love this new unit! I started doing a few nursery rhymes at the beginning of the year and unfortunately it went to the back burner. I am determined to include all things nursery rhyme next year!

Erin
www.missandersonkinder.blogspot.com

Kate said...

Thanks for sharing this! I just started teaching nursery rhymes to my kids this past week and I definitely have to check out your nursery rhyme unit!
Kate
Fun in ECSE

Songs for Children said...

Hi, I do provide nursery rhyme for children by means of video on youtube for free. When I read your post and value teaching nursery rhymes and also using some of teaching tool in a class room. I was inspired again to do more educational video for children.

Alan said...

I plan to show your site to my kid. I am sure she will really love it very much.

Kids Edu Rhymes List

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