Category: Babies

Wake Up Toes

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Literacy Tip Hi, my name is Jessica and this is my son, Owen. When children hear songs, each syllable is often represented by different note, so it helps them to hear that words are made up of separate small sounds. You will want to hold your child on your lap, and wiggle each body part as it is ... Read More

Baby Hop

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Literacy Tip Hi, my name is Taliah, and I would like to share Baby Hop, an action rhyme that babies love. Hearing the rhyming words and the repetition helps children identify the small sounds that make up words. This will help them later when they begin to sound out written words. Have fun while ... Read More

Cuckoo

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Literacy Tip Hi, my name is Cliff and I have a bouncing rhyme for you today called “Cuckoo”. It’s perfect for Babies and Toddlers and helps them build vocabulary by using new words and sounds. Your child should face you so that you can look in their eyes as you say the ... Read More

Snowflakes

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Literacy Tip Hi, my name is Cydney and this is my 24-month-old son, Stephen. He loves music. This song is great because it repeats in every line. His brain connections are made stronger through repetition. Here's a tip: use cotton balls for snowflakes! Transcript (Tune: Did You Ever See a ... Read More

Slowly, Slowly

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Literacy Tip My name is Taliah. This is Zayre, he is six months old. I am demonstrating Slowly, Slowly, an action rhyme for children birth to two years. Through sight, sound, and touch a child experiences the meaning of slowly and quickly. Transcript Slowly, slowly slowly (Slowly walk two ... Read More