Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
How I wonder what you are.
Up above the world so high,
Like a diamond in the sky.
Everyone is familiar with this nursery rhyme that has been practically played or sung to toddlers for generations. This, along with some other famous nursery rhymes is taught in kindergarten schools across the world.
Growing up, all of us had our favourite nursery rhymes – Baa Baa Black Sheep, Humpty Dumpty, Jack and Jill, Ring a Ring o’Roses, London Bridge is Falling Down and many more!
Rhymes can teach your toddler music, and language. Small kids can, in fact, learn a lot from watching nursery rhymes. According to activebabiessmartikids.com.au, nursery rhymes have probably lasted as long as they have because they help kids laugh about things that are usually stressful. They introduce children to the idea of storytelling, promote social skills and boost language development.
Indiaparenting.com says children learn the most in their first five years as compared to later years. There are various benefits of nursery rhymes for children such as development of skills including verbal, listening, memory, fine-motor, language, cognitive, auditory and social.
Nursery rhymes are amazing teaching tools. Know more about the benefits of nursery rhymes in detail by clicking through the pages of this ClipBook.