Category: Rhymes

Two Little Blackbirds

Rating: 1.8/5. From 8 votes.
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Literacy Tip Hi, I’m Andrea and this is Reece. We are going to demonstrate a finger rhyme that you can do at home! This rhyme is great to do with all ages. Singing with children builds pathways in their brains to help learn language. Talk, sing and play with your child as often as you can to ... Read More

Acka Backa Soda Cracker

Rating: 2.0/5. From 16 votes.
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Literacy Tip My name is Lisa and this is Charlie who is 9 months old. We’re going to share a fun rhyme with you now! The physical movement in this rhyme increases the baby’s awareness of rhythm in language. Combined with rhyme, this physical experience helps babies to notice the individual ... Read More

Mix the Batter

Rating: 1.6/5. From 4 votes.
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Literacy Tip Hello. I’m Gigi, and I’m going to demonstrate a fun rhyme. When children hear the rhyming sounds, they are reminded that words are made up of different sounds. This understanding will make it easier for him to sound out words when learning to read. Transcript Mix the batter ... Read More

Saco mis manitas

Rating: 2.1/5. From 8 votes.
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Literacy Tip Hola! Yo soy Yanira y les voy a enseñar una canción que es muy divertida. ¡Anima a su hijo mover sus manitos y cantar! Al participar verbalmente, los juegos de dedos ayuda con el desarollo del lenguaje. El movimiento de las manos y dedos ayuda desarollar los musculos motores, los ... Read More

5 Plump Peas

Rating: 2.3/5. From 10 votes.
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Literacy Tip Hi! My name is Tricia and this is my son Atticus who is 3 years old. We’re going to show you a fun fingerplay today! Fingerplays like this not only help young children learn new words and hear the smaller sounds in words, but also help develop fine motor skills which are necessary ... Read More

This Little Piggie

Rating: 1.8/5. From 2 votes.
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Literacy Tip Hi, my name is Tricia, and this is my 10-month-old daughter Josephine. Let’s do an old familiar rhyme that actually helps children to learn the sequence of a story. Using body parts helps them remember the rhyme and the order of each “piggie’s” actions. Hold your child on your ... Read More

Mother and Father

Rating: 2.0/5. From 9 votes.
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Literacy Tip Hello everyone. My name is Kia and this is my 2-year-old son Bodhi. He loves to bounce on my knees. Doing rhymes with actions helps stretch out the words. This rhyme reinforces familiar words that you might use, like Mother and Father. But you can change the words to ones you may use ... Read More

Here is the Beehive

Rating: 1.9/5. From 19 votes.
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Literacy Tip Hi, I'm Gigi. There are lots of rhymes about the things we see around us. This rhyme about bees and a beehive can start a conversation with your child about where bees live, where they keep their honey, how they sound and what they look like. It can help your child learn new words and ... Read More

Little Boy Blue

Rating: 2.4/5. From 4 votes.
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Literacy Tip Hi, I'm Gigi and I'd like to share a rhyme with you. Toddlers especially love making the sounds that go with the animals in this rhyme. Some of the old rhymes have great vocabulary that we don't use as part of our everyday life. We might say field instead of meadow, and we don't ... Read More

Reach for the Ceiling

Rating: 1.7/5. From 6 votes.
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Literacy Tip Hi, my name is Kia and this is my son Bodhi who is 2 years old. This rhyme encourages play and motion to accompany the words. When you and your child play together, learning words and their meanings is lots of fun. You can make up new and different games that will add to your ... Read More