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  • Letter Box-learntoread

    When teaching online I am constantly teaching young children skills that they should have learnt before coming to school.

  • Rocky

    Great post with enough informations about the meaning of nursery rhymes.The point of good I really favor in your blog!The great masterpiece with nice and informative post and topic that move me and enlarged my eyeline quite a lot.

  • Rebecca Robinson

    My goat/sheep cut-out likes nursery rhymes. My goat/sheep cut-out is ten months old. Someday my horse/moose cut-out will like “Mustard Pancakes”. Courtney Campbell from “Mustard Pancakes” has an older brother, Johnny. I have a Golden Book Video with Nursery Rhymes at home. My zebra cut-out likes first grade math. He also likes Kindergarten math. My zebra cut-out likes “Barney and Friends”. He also likes “BabyFirst TV”. My older sister is a twenty-eight-year-old woman. I am a twenty-six-year-old woman. My horse/moose cut-out is seven days old. My horse/moose cut-out likes nursery rhymes. My horse/moose cut-out likes Kindergarten math. My Amazon Parrot cut-out likes first grade reading.

  • Madison

    Can I figure out when this was published?

  • Niamh

    I am in my final year of my BA degree in early years and I am currently completing my dissertation around the importance of nursery rhymes in early reading I was wondering would you have any relevant journal articles/ research that would facilitate me?

  • Laura Weldon

    Great article. Here’s more about why rhymes and playground chants are so important in childhood. http://lauragraceweldon.com/2015/02/19/11-reasons-sing-songy-names-and-rhymes-are-important/

  • Rachel Romanova

    WordWorld was not invented in the 1920’s. Mustard Pancakes was not invented in the 1920’s, either. WordWorld was not invented until I was a twenty-year-old woman. Mustard Pancakes was not invented in the 1960’s. My two black and white fish cut-outs like Mustard Pancakes. Puffin Rock was not invented in the Edwardian era. Mustard Pancakes was not invented in the Edwardian era, either. My trout cut-out likes Mustard Pancakes. My two black shrimp cut-outs also like Mustard Pancakes.