What Do Children Learn From Nursery Rhymes- And Two Free Mother Goose Bulletin Board Crafts! | Heidi Songs | Children learn many things from nursery rhymes, and the benefits of learning with them as young children can last a lifetime! Keep reading to find out just a few of them, and then download my free Mother Goose and baby gosling craft to make with your children!
This website has a bunch of great poetry ideas for students in elementary school. In Atwell’s article, “Finding Poetry Everywhere”, she expresses the importance but also challenge of including poetry in the literary curriculum. Atwell says that only 3% of what we teach in language arts is poetry, and explains that many teachers do not think they are good enough at it to teach it and are really just afraid of it.
Hmm... what rhymes with snow? *sees you* Oh, hello. I'm Jackson. *smiles* Sorry, just trying to figure out what rhymes with snow. Why? It's just a poem I'm writing. *shrugs* No big deal. So, what's your name?
Phonemic Awareness is such an integral part to reading and writing. Unfortunately, many teachers skip over teaching this, but the truth is that it's just as important as learning phonics! Check out these 9 hands-on ways to help children learn to segment and blend words, and watch your children become confident readers with strong decoding and spelling skills!