Preschool Nursery Rhymes7622392
As a child I loved to read nursery rhymes. I thought the stories were easy, fun, and simple to learn. They were one of the first books I learned to read. Now as a preschool teacher I comprehend the value of teaching young children these rhymes. It introduces them to rhyming, easy parts of a story such as cause and effect, characters, setting, and plot. They are also very catchy.
Preschool nursery rhymes introduce kids to rhyming which is one of the building blocks to reading. If a child learns to rhyme at a young age, they will be in a position to recognize word families when they begin to learn phonics. They will comprehend that word chunks that have the same sound often have similar spelling. This will help them decode words rapidly and build fluency.
Mother Goose rhymes use familiar parts of a story such as character, setting, and plot. Introducing young kids to parts of a story will help them build comprehension skills. This will assist them organize their thoughts, so they will remember the story better. They will learn they can find components of a story even in much more complex literature.
These short poems also use much more complicated parts of a story such as trigger and impact and issue and answer. Children can find many situations of cause and impact in these brief stories. For example in the Nursery Rhyme Jack and Jill. Jack fell down is the cause. And broke his crown is the effect. An additional instance is in the Nursery Rhyme Small Bo Peep. The trigger is her sheep are lost and the effect is she has to find them.
In these short stories characters are also offered a issue they should resolve. Many of the solution are tragic such as Humpty Dumpty and Jack and Jill however, children will uncover a good story as a problem and solution.
Nursery Rhymes are engaging. Anyone who has ever sat with a child knows that they have a hard time focusing on one activity for a long time. These short stories are the correct length for a child's attention span. Nursery Rhymes are also fun and easy to remember. They are easy stories with rhyme and rhythm. That make them hard to forget. They are full of suspense. Your child will wonder what happens subsequent after Humpty Dumpty falls off the wall and Jack and Jill fall down the hill, or Old Mother Hubbard goes to a cupboard that is bare.