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Every Child Ready to Read - Singing

Songs are a wonderful way to learn about language. Singing also slows down language so children can hear the different sounds that make up words. This helps when children begin to read printed language.

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Sing the alphabet song to learn about letters.

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Sing nursery rhymes so children hear the different sounds in words.

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Clap along to the rhythms in songs so children hear the syllables in words.

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Singing also helps children learn new words and adds to their general knowledge.

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Have fun by changing the lyrics to songs or making up your own songs.

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