Toddler Speech: Words and Rhymes

Toddler Speech:  Words and Rhymes

Our children love words and rhymes. It's fun to read short poems together and to learn them. Get more ideas.

Children this age are fascinated by words, often making up their own when the need arises.

Here's how to take advantage of this interest:

  • Pick out some short poems that capture your child's attention.
  • Learn the poems together, emphasizing the rhymes.
  • Later, pick a rhyme for each part of your child's day — riding in the car, taking a bath, getting up in the morning. She'll love the repetition and consistency of having an accompaniment to her daily rhythms.

The best news of all? Rhyme work helps build your child's memory skills and her interest in words – all while you're having fun together!

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Easy to do and fun

JAS215 07/23/2015

Cute idea!

Songs & Rhymes


My son & I have been learning nursery rhymes together. His favorite song is twinkle twinkle little star, I love that he will sing the song thought out the day and incorporate new words that he's learned into the song. It's so heart warming.



We read at least 3 books each night and each day before bedtime and naptime. Have since the day my lil one was born

Poems and songs

Kim 06/30/2015

They will start to repeat words from the poems and songs if you repeat the same ones a few times a day.



I usually read over 10 books my 36month old daughter a day. She is really good at speaking. Now I will try some poems. Thank you!

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