Benefits of Action Rhymes Hamersley

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Hamersley Early Learning School we firmly believe in the benefits of action rhymes and even the Babies enjoy hearing familiar songs. As a high quality child care centre we provide an educational environment that helps the children attending fulfil their potential.  As children progress through the Toddler and Kindy Room their repertoire increases and days are full of music and singing. Our enthusiastic, highly trained Educators enjoy watching the children become familiar with the words and start to play word games with the language.

What are Action Songs?

Action songs are songs or nursery rhymes with sing-song phrases and movements. Benefits to your child include enhancing creative language, vocabulary and motor skills. Your our child will enjoy making up your own family songs.

There are lots of benefits to learning Action Rhymes  Here are 12:

  1. Hand-eye co-ordination is enhanced by Action Songs. Try Incy Wincy spider! click here
  2. Listening skills and following directions. Action songs benefit both these areas. Try Simon Says!
  3. Language skills are enhanced. Try Knickerbocker, Knickerbocker, number here
  4. Reading readiness is enhanced by Action Songs. More information on Reading readiness to come in a future blog. Try The ABC Song. click here
  5. Creativity is promoted by Action songs. Try ‘Wheels on the Bus’ click here
  6. Social skills are enhanced. Try If You’re happy and you know it. click here
  7. Children’s action rhymes foster self-confidence. Try Ram Sam Sam. Click here
  8. Action rhymes help develop a love of music. Try ‘Sing, sing a song’. click here
  9. Children’s action songs help to reinforce core educational concepts such as colours, counting, animals and the ABC. Try 1,2,3,4 by Feist on Sesame Street. click here
  10. Reading readiness is supported by building recognition of letters and sounds. Try ‘When Goldilocks went to the House of the Bears’. click here
  11. Action songs develop gross and fine motor skills. Try ‘I can be a Kangaroo’. click here
  12. And of course, action songs are fun and engaging. Try ‘Galumph went the Little Green Frog’. click here


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