What is World Nursery Rhyme Week?
World Nursery Rhyme Week promotes the importance of nursery rhymes in early childhood development and education.
Who can get involved?
It is open to anyone who has a child under 7 or works with children under the age of 7. So whether you are a parent, grandparent or an Early Years practitioner, you are welcome to get involved.
What is the ‘Rhyme A Day’ challenge?
Each year, they choose 5 rhymes and encourage children to take part in the ‘Rhyme a Day’ challenge by singing the nursery rhymes and taking part in supporting activities.
The 5 official rhymes for 2023 are:
- Jack & Jill
- Hickory Dickory Dock
- Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes
- Row Row Row Your Boat
- Wheels On The Bus
Nursery rhymes can help to develop language and literacy skills, numeracy skills and social, physical and emotional skills.
Registration and taking part is free of charge
Posted on 19/10/2023