Nursery Rhymes are an integral part of most young children’s language and literature experiences. They often provide the child with their first experience of rhyming patterns in text. The predictable frameworks of Nursery Rhymes ensure successful anticipation of text and provide many opportunities for shared reading experiences and discussion.
designed to develop a sense of rhythmical repetition in an interesting, easily learnt format
promotes creative and innovative responses to well-known and enjoyable rhymes
provides opportunities for shared reading experiences and discussions
includes favourite nursery rhymes such as Humpty Dumpty, Little Miss Muffett, Jack and Jill