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Nursery: Acorns & Saplings

Welcome to Acorns & Saplings Classes!

 

 

 

Key Workers: Miss H Bernardi, Miss J Butler,  Ms L Christie, Miss K Thompson

Teaching Assistant: Mrs N Wilson

 

 

 

 

Acorns Class Photograph September 2017

 

 

 

Saplings Class Photograph September 2017

 

 

 

 

 

Our Learning Through The Year

 

 

 

 

   Learning nursery rhymes

At nursery we will be learning a new nursery rhyme every two weeks 

 

Why are we doing it?

When children listen to a rhyme, they are hearing how words and sentences are created. Language development involves a combination of listening and speaking. Nursery rhymes help language development by increasing knowledge of vocabulary. Encouraging children to use nursery rhymes helps them develop their pronunciation and mouth muscles
 

Benefits

There are many benefits from learning nursery rhymes. As well as language development, children can improve their auditory memory. Rhymes include repetition, and using familiar rhymes often enough will improve short and long-term memory. Many rhymes also include math skills, such as counting backwards from five. These kinds of rhymes increase knowledge of concepts and sequencing. Rhymes are fun and are useful for social development because the activity of reading or participating in a rhyme furthers the bond between child and adult



For further information see the link below:

www.dailyrecord.co.uk/special-features/the-big-read/helpful-stuff/importance-of-songs-and-rhymes-in-the-early-years-1151443

 

 

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