The Importance of Rhyme and Rhythm

In taking a developmental approach to literacy, language and communication, we have explored the importance in developing rhythm and rhyme in early learning and childcare settings and schools. CLICK HERE to read a blog post from The Imagination Tree that discusses this further and includes some great ideas to develop rhythm and rhyme in your […]

Autumn Themed Apple Rhymes

The Scottish Book Trust’s Song and Rhyme Library is packed full of English and Gaelic songs and rhymes. CLICK HERE – Song and Rhyme Library Check out the following two Autumn inspired rhymes from the Scottish Book Trust Song and Rhyme Library. CLICK HERE – Ten Red Apples CLICK HERE – Way Up High in […]

World Nursery Rhyme Week 2018: 19/11/18 – 23/11/18

Monday 19th November 2018 – Friday 23rd November 2018, is: World Nursery Rhyme Week When taking a developmental approach to emerging literacy, nursery rhymes are a great way of supporting the development of literacy, language and communication skills. Get your children involved with the free resources from Music Bug. CLICK HERE for World Nursery Rhyme Week […]

World Nursery Rhyme Week: 13/11/17 – 17/11/17

Next week, Monday 13th November 2017 – Friday 17th November 2017, is: World Nursery Rhyme Week When taking a developmental approach to emerging literacy, nursery rhymes are a great way of supporting the development of literacy, language and communication skills. Get your children involved next week with the FREE RESOURCES available from Music Bug. CLICK HERE […]

Rhymes and Rimes

Thank you to Seonaid Cooke from Marybank Primary School who has kindly shared this resource. Here’s a great resource to support the teaching of rhyme and rime. There are a selection of nursery rhymes. Each nursery rhyme comes with suggested vocabulary with the same rime and example lesson plans. CLICK HERE – Rimes and Rhymes

Bookbug – Songs and Rhymes

Earlier this month there was a great buzz going around social media for Bookbug Week 2017. As part of the celebrations the Scottish Book Trust launched their new Song and Rhyme Library. The Song and Rhyme Library is full of songs and rhymes and some brilliant videos which are good to have a look through with […]

World Nursery Rhyme Week – Monday 7th November – Friday 11th November

Next week Monday 7th November-Friday 11th November is: World Nursery Rhyme week. We know when developing phonological awareness that strengthening rhyme awareness will support the development of rhyme production. Get your children involved next week with the free resources available from Music Bug. CLICK HERE for World Nursery Rhyme Week Information “Rhyme a Day Challenge” […]

Phonological Awareness in Early Learning and Childcare

The Phonological Awareness in Early Learning and Childcare resource sits as part of the Emerging Literacy in Early Learning and Childcare Toolkit. Below you will find the professional learning and development video, followed by the links to the resources that you will need for the session. PA Continuum – Matching Task PA Continuum – Answers […]

Bookbug App

Bookbug have recently launched their new app for families and practitioners to share songs and rhymes on the go, look up new words or make up songs and rhymes to their new instrumental versions! CLICK HERE – Bookbug App More Information