Why teach Nursery Rhymes? Three great reasons

Why teach nursery rhymes at home? Do you need to convince yourself or someone else of the importance of the nursery rhyme tradition?  Here are just three of the many reasons that make them crucial to early childhood learning. I hope after reading this you’ll be...

Nursery rhymes – Chook Chook

Nursery rhymes are my favourite songs for young children. And one of my favourite nursery rhymes is Chook Chook. This is how it goes: Chook Chook Chook, chook, chook, chook,    “Good morning Mrs Hen, How many chickens have you got?” “Madam I’ve...

Why use nursery rhymes at bedtime?

Most nursery rhymes at bedtime are good choices. Why? Because nursery rhymes are all stories and stories settle children by quieting their busy brains. These are stories that are short enough for you and your child to learn to recite by heart. A nursery rhyme can be...