If children know eight nursery rhymes by heart by the time they’re four years old, they’re usually among the best readers by the time they’re eight.

Mem Fox, Reading Magic

If children know eight nursery rhymes by heart by the time they’re four years old, they’re usually among the best readers by the time they’re eight.

Mem Fox, Reading Magic

 

One of our focus projects this year is the “Poetry Basket”. Each week, we introduce a new poem to the children, and they learn the words and actions. This helps with their vocabulary, especially their mathematical language (big, small, etc.) and the children find it great fun.

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