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Additional Nursery Rhymes and Action Songs


Singing nursery rhymes and songs with children and babies will help them with their:

  • language and communication skills (speech/talking)
  • creative expression
  • physical development
  • numeracy skills
  • confidence and independence
  • knowledge and understanding

By introducing children to a variety of nursery rhymes can help them understand and learn about different sounds. This is an important part of developing those early literacy skills.

Why is singing important?

  • It develops the muscles in the mouth and tongue required for speech
  • It improves listening skills
  • It teaches rhythm and rhyme
  • It assists with sound recognition

It helps children remember information, e.g numbers, sequencing, the alphabet etc.