We sing LOTS of Nursery Rhymes in Reception. Have a look at the videos below and why not have a go at singing some at home?
Some Nursery Rhyme facts for you!
Experts in Literacy and child development have discovered that if children know 8 Nursery Rhymes off by heart by the time they're 4 years old, they are usually among the best readers by the time they are 8 years old.
The importance of nursery rhymes for the under 7’s
Nursery rhymes play an important role in early childhood development and education. As well as being fun they are excellent teaching tools:
1. Nursery rhymes and children’s songs boost vocabulary and language development.
2. They help children to develop literacy skills.
3. They provide a fun way to support early numeracy skills.
4. Nursery rhymes help children to develop social, physical and emotional skills.
We learn to sing a number of Nursery Rhymes each half-term.
Click on flower links below to find more resources.
Days of the week song
Learn the days of the week with this catchy song!
Hymns that we sing at school
Here are some of the hymns that we like to sing at school. Why not have a listen and sing with your family at home.
Ex Cathedra songs
Ex Cathedra are a fantastic choir and they have recently uploaded some of their very own songs onto YouTube. Great songs to sing along to and to sing with the family. Why not have a go - I think they're great! Check out the videos below.