There's a reason we learn nursery rhymes as young children. They help us develop an ear for our language. Rhyme and rhythm highlight the sounds and syllables in words, and understanding sounds and syllables helps kids learn to read!
Try these fun crafts based on nursery rhymes with your children!
The Itsy Bitsy Spider craft:
Baa Baa, Black Sheep craft:
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star craft:
The Wheels on the Bus sensory craft:
Hickory Dickory Dock shapes craft:
For more fun nursery rhyme crafts, check out this website.
For reading materials, check this list of poetry for young children!