Nursery Rhymes are used not only to entertain and stimulate the imagination, but also to help educate children by promoting literacy and language skills, using easy to remember musical rhymes.
If you’re considering teaching your children nursery rhymes, you’ll be glad to know that there are several benefits. Whether you’re planning on teaching them old rhymes, or newer ones, all of them will provide a unique experience for your child.
In recent years, studies have shown that teaching your children nursery rhymes can have a positive impact on their future. These rhymes are considered highly beneficial in the development of your children. Additionally, research has shown they help to optimize your child’s spatial reasoning – which is never a bad thing. What you can ultimately expect is for your child to perform better, and excel in their studies later on in life. Research has shown that children who learn and memorize these rhymes at an early age have greater levels of academic success in subjects such as Math, Science and English. The following points will help you to identify the additional benefits of teaching your children these rhymes and other baby songs during their young lives.
1. Children who are taught nursery rhymes at an early age begin to develop a passion for reading poems, short stories and other types of English literature. In addition, children also show more willingness to write, and as such, develop better writing habits in later life.
2. Research has shown that children who are taught and educated on old nursery rhymes generally grow up to have better comprehension skills and higher levels of cognitive functioning.
3. Nursery rhymes also help your children to develop an understanding of the English language from an early age. By learning these songs, your children will develop an understanding of the language. This can often lead to your children being able to read and write better than their peers.
Dreams & Lullabies have taken a unique new approach – Using all the standard rhymes they created new arrangements, new sounds and combined them with rhythms from around the world.
Whether it’s Itsy Bitsy Spider combined with rhythms from Africa, or Jack and Jill with the pulsating beat of Brazil.
Not only will you and your child have fun joining in and singing along, you’ll also find yourselves both dancing along to the infectious rhythms.
There’s no doubt that teaching your children rhymes and baby songs at an early age can have a positive effect on both their childhood, and in later life as they progress through educational development.