Do your kids know the traditional nursery rhymes that we used to recite as kids? I bet you remember Jack and Jill, Hey Diddle Diddle and Little Miss Muffet, don't you? What was the point of those rhymes anyway? Whether you knew it or not, there was some big benefits to reciting those rhymes with your parents or teachers. Not just language benefits, but brain and emotional benefits as well. Check out the infographic below to learn how reciting these rhymes with your kids could be benefiting their development.
Now you know the why. What about the how? The easiest way I implement Nursery Rhymes into my day at preschool is by focusing on one during a week at circle time. I have a run down of what I do each day in the image below. If you like the flow and graphics of the Nursery Rhyme mini kit, you can get them here!