Time to Rhyme | Scholastic | ParentsRhyming stories are one of the most important foundations that we can give children to help them read, write, and build their vocabulary. Rhyming is a critical step to understanding language, how words work, and eventually reading independently. Children gravitate towards rhyming stories because they hear rhythm and excitement in our voices. Check out this list below of some great rhyming stories to get you started! These are great for bedtime, for circle time , and for any time that you want a great book to read with a child. By Bill Martin Jr.
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There are probably as many answers to that question as there are kids, but one way to help stem this tide is by making reading fun and joyful from the very beginning! Simply talking to your young child builds vocabulary, and face time with the ones they love is always special. Snuggling in a lap to read and pointing out words and pictures builds print motivation and awareness as well as leaving a loving association with books. Nursery rhymes help children explore the sounds of language through repetition of words and phrases, the rhythm of speech, and the rhyme of similar sounds. Start with simple, short rhymes and add actions, finger plays, and facial expressions to catch your child's interest. Each library in the NPL system has its own collection just right for babies and toddlers. Best of all, nursery rhymes are great for babies AND preschool children.
The rhyming books in this list have been some of my favorites to use over the years. McNosh really knows how to hang up the wash…all of it! This book always brings on a few chuckles as Mrs. McNosh begins to hang up a few odd things, like the removable teeth and the telephone. McNosh Hangs up Her Wash. McNosh can hang up on the line. Watch out, it may just be you!