Category Archives: rhymes

Using Rhyme to Learn Sounds

A good rhyming game: rhyming couplets: Write a selection of simple rhyming words on cards or a blackboard. Make up two or three fun little rhyming couplets, and have your child fill in the second rhyme. Then encourage him or … Continue reading

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Learn With Songs and Poetry

If your child enjoys music (and what child doesn’t?), sing¬†children’s songs that employ lots of rhyme and repetition to develop reading and writing skills. Also use songs with¬†actions and finger plays. It is amazing how much “physical action” and “singing” … Continue reading

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