Benefits of Nursery Rhymes

Teaching young children nursery rhymes has many benefits:

  • They help children to develop early communication and language skills, both verbal and non-verbal.
  • Often nursery rhymes are recited as part of group, this helps the children to develop their social skills.
  • They help children to develop their cognitive skills by learning the words, tune and rhythm of the nursery rhyme.
  • They help children to expand their imagination.
  • They provide children with a sense of achievement when they have learnt the rhyme and they become confident learners.
  • They provide children with a sense of belonging and help to strengthen relationships with their family, friends and preschool staff.
  • They help children to develop their vocabulary and develop their literacy skills.
  • They can be link across generations, nursery rhymes are enjoyed by grandparents, parents and children alike.
  • Nursery rhymes are fun!

Types of Nursery Rhymes

List of Lullabies