Songs and rhymes have a hugely positive impact on a child’s language and literacy development. Children love rhyme, rhythm and repetition.
These three things found in songs and rhymes can naturally help to boost a child’s language and literacy skills. Nursery rhymes are a fantastic way of learning new vocabulary.
They can be sung at any time. Choose one of the simple rhymes from the selection below and sing it as part of your daily routine, for example when you are helping your child get dressed.