Rhymes and Songs
Talking, singing and playing with your child make learning fun. And, what do they learn this way? Counting, their body parts, new words, body awareness and coordination.
Find lists of rhymes and songs through the National Network for Childcare
and Preschool Rainbow
All cultures and languages have their own heritage of children’s rhymes and songs. Do not hesitate to sing and talk with you young child in your first language. For instance, try these collections of rhymes in Spanish
Enjoy these favorite finger plays
from the Santa Clara City Library’s storytimes.
You and your child will also enjoy these Picture book versions of nursery rhymes, songs, and stories in rhyme
. Their beautiful illustrations bring the verses to life, and make them doubly pleasurable. Before you know it, everyone will be singing along.