Wizzy's Words | Say it, Sing it, Move it... | #rhymes #childdevelopment #reading #learning

Sharing nursery rhymes promotes infant development of: A rich vocabulary | World knowledge | Phonological awareness | Reading and Learning readiness Use rhyme 34 from Wizzy’s Words book of infant nursery rhymes, based on language development research to get children #rhyming & #moving for #reading & #learning (suggested actions in brackets) Doctor, doctor, I feel sick, (rub tummy with right hand, use left hand to point to sickly face) Ate my dinner far too quick! (pretend to use knife and fork to ‘shovel’ food into mouth) When you finish come to mine, (using both hands, flat hands facing inwards, arms stretch out to beckon doctor) Think the burger was not fine! (use index finger on both hands and shake them from side to side whilst nodding no) Doctor, doctor, I feel sick (rub tummy with right hand, use left hand to point to sickly face) Ate my dinner far too quick! (pretend to use knife and fork to ‘shovel’ food into mouth) Tune – Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

A QUICK RECAP | WHAT IS? & WHY USE? | WIZZY'S WORDS | NURSERY RHYMES FOR INFANTS TODAY

A QUICK REMINDER! What is Wizzy’s Words? Why use Wizzy's Words? A #picturebook of 70 #nurseryrhymes to share actively and interactively with #preschoolers and #children. Follow the traditional tunes safe in the knowledge that as you say, sing, move, you will be giving infants the key to #language, #reading and #learning.

#WORLDBOOKDAY | #Rhyme for sharing with our under fives+ | Rhyme 2. Rubbish, Rubbish, in the Park

Help children to learn to recite the rhyme and add actions and/or props | Who’s left rubbish in the park? | Can we tidy before dark? | Be a robot | Make it funny | Let’s tidy up | And keep life sunny (see blog for Rhyme 2 - words) #parenting #rhyme #rhythm #learn #languagedevelopment #preschool #nursery #eyfs #worldbookday

#WORLDBOOKDAY | #Rhyme for sharing with our under fives+ | Rhyme 1. My Bright, Shiny Penny

Help children to learn to recite the rhyme and add actions and/or props | Who’s best at hiding the bright, shiny penny? | Maybe have one spy or maybe have many? | Who can be secretive? | Who can act? | Rhymes help with all learning | That is a fact (see blog for Rhyme 1 - words) #parenting #rhyme #rhythm #learn #languagedevelopment #preschool #nursery #eyfs #worldbookday

It Takes Two | Baby Talk | The ‘to and fro’ of #earlylanguagedevelopment | A Sue Atkins, Parentverse podcast

In this short audiogram taken from | Sue Atkins, Parenting Expert, podcast | In conversation with the author of Wizzy's Words | The importance of baby talk is highlighted| For the full podcast | As featured in the Parentverse Series | And to see how rhymes build on baby talk to promote language development| Follow the link| https://sueatkinsparentingcoach.com/parentverse-expert-interviews/jacqueline-alexander/