Rhyme is Critical for Early Literacy
A recent guest post on “An Amazing Child” blog does an excellent job summarising the benefits to incorporating nursery rhymes in the regular reading material for young children. The author references research indicating that children’s vocabularies are shrinking in the US, and the gradual disappearance of nursery rhymes in their daily lives may be to blame.
The benefits of rhymes listed by the author include:
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