Tag: talkers

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

Hickory Dickory Dock

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Literacy Tip Hi everyone, I’m Gigi. This is an old favorite rhyme. For four and five year old children, being able to tell rhymes is a skill that will help them understand what they are reading when they begin to read. Transcript Hickory, dickory, dock,The The mouse ran up the clock, The ... 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

Rain Is Falling Down

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Literacy Tip Two and three year olds like doing the actions of this rhyme. It's fun anytime, but even more fun on a rainy day or in the bathtub. The actions help the child understand the meaning of the words. This can also be a peek-a-boo game for babies. Transcript Rain is falling down. Splash ... Read More

Choo-Choo Train

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Literacy Tip My name is Cindy. Two and three year olds love trains. This action rhyme tells the story of a train through words and actions, helping children to understand opposites—forward and back. Transcript This is the choo-choo train (Bend arms at elbows.) Puffing down the track. (Rotate ... Read More

Soft Kitty, Warm Kitty

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Literacy Tip My name is Cindy, and I want to share a song with you that is very calming. This song helps kids settle when they’ve been active and gotten a little hyped up. It’s got a nice rhythm and by singing it more slowly and quietly with each repetition you can focus more and more on the ... Read More

Turtle Rhyme

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Literacy Tip Hi! My name is Jessica. The Turtle rhyme helps a child build storytelling skills and self-esteem! It follows a simple sequence, with a surprise ending for the toddler or preschool child. This rhyme is especially fun when it becomes a game of anticipation! Who knows where that turtle ... Read More

Monster Rhyme

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Literacy Tip Hi, My name is Becky and I want to share with you a rhyme that is appealing and just one step up from Peek-A-Boo. Monsters have this perennial attraction for children who are learning to cope with their own fears and this rhyme has some empowering language. The pre-reading skill ... Read More

Alphabet Monster

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Literacy Tip I’m Becky. My son, Holden, is 3 and knows the alphabet song, but this rhyme helps him learn that letters can be put together in lots of different ways. Transcript I'm the Alphabet Monster And nothing tastes better To the Alphabet Monster Than eating a letter. A "j" and an ... Read More