Preschool Nursery Rhymes9699735
As a child I loved to read nursery rhymes. I believed 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 understand the worth of teaching young children these rhymes. It introduces them to rhyming, easy components of a story such as trigger and impact, 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 households when they start to learn phonics. They will understand that word chunks that have the same sound often have similar spelling. This will help them decode words quickly and develop fluency.
Mother Goose rhymes use familiar components of a story such as character, setting, and plot. Introducing young children to parts of a story will assist them build comprehension abilities. This will assist them organize their thoughts, so they will remember the story better. They will learn they can find parts of a story even in more complicated literature.
These brief poems also use much more complex parts of a story including cause and impact and problem and solution. Children can find many situations of trigger and effect in these short stories. For instance in the Nursery Rhyme Jack and Jill. Jack fell down is the trigger. And broke his crown is the impact. An additional example 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 problem they must solve. Many of the answer 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 lengthy time. These short stories are the correct length for a child's interest span. Nursery Rhymes are also fun and easy to keep in mind. They are simple stories with rhyme and rhythm. That make them hard to neglect. They are full of suspense. Your child will wonder what occurs next 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.