There are a lot of different approaches to teaching nursery rhymes to children and many different related lessons.
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I need some latest rhymes and cute picture or ideas that can help decorating a
from smita pareek, jaipur , rajasthan, india; Apr. 3, 2004
social studies-celebration of childrens day festival in the class from 3-6 years of
age in cluding all developmental areas like physical,social,emotional,cognitive
from priyal chhabra, mumbai, maharashtra, India; Mar. 14, 2004
DO YOU HAVE ANY BOOKS FOR 2 GRADERS
from cynthia, hollywood, FL, USA; Mar. 10, 2004
Yes, click here.
Does anyone know a place where games with movement for young English learners are described (mime
games, competitions)? If so, pls tell me. I need them badly for the summer programm.
Thanks in advance
from Marina Tulupova, Moscow, Russia; Mar. 3, 2004
Lesson plan on friendship
from Emily, Carver, MN, USA; Mar. 2, 2004
Please could you add 'Sing a rainbow' (red and yellow and pink and green, orange and
purple and blue, i can sing a rainbow, sing a rainbow, sing a rainbow too..etc) to the colours
from Andrea, Paris, France; Feb. 27, 2004
I'm English and living in 94 just outside of Paris. I am thinking of beginning classes for 3-6 yrs
old French children using Nursery Rhymes. Have taken alot of info from this website already but i
think it will be hit and miss at first to organise the classes as i am not sure how the kids will
adapt to English. I'm hoping they will take to action rhymes and at least learn a few words.
If you would like to chat you are welcome to contact me on 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
Do you have a family? My children are 3.5 yrs and 7.5 mths. I'm hoping my little boy will help me
with the classes!!
Good luck with your lessons!.
from Andrea, Paris, France; Feb. 27, 2004
hello i am the class teacher of playgroup children of ages 3 years
and i want some activity related to phonic
from sonia, lahore, pakistan; Jan. 14, 2004
As a Brit living in France I am constantly being asked to start some English
lessons for young children. I have recently taken on two children (6&7yrs) but
I'm finding it rather difficult to know at what level to pitch the lesson. They
have spent a year in America and so they speak basic English. This is proving
harder to deal with than if I were starting from scratch! Neither child is very
keen on poems, they both want to 'work' ie, talk a lot and write things down.
They love to colour but they are rather slow and they tend to use colouring time
as way to talk about anything, rather than repeating new words or sticking to the
subject in hand! I'm enjoying preparing the courses but could do with a little
moral support - I don't want to scare the kids off by making things too hard and
at the same time I don't want them to be bored. Any ideas for a novice
Thanks - just post a reply to Karen in France!
from Karen, France; Jan. 13, 2004
lessons based on rockpool ceatures
from desiree veerssamy, durban, kwazulu natal, south africa; Feb. 26, 2004
THIS IS IN RESPONSE TO CRAFT FOR "CHILDRENS DAY" I AM NOT SURE IF THAT IS A HOLIDAY
SIMILAR TO ONES IN THE STATES; HOWEVER, MAKING SMALL PICTURE FRAMES OUT OF POPSICLE STICKS ARE
WONDREFUL CRAFTS TO MAKE. USE THE DIFFERENT COLORED STICKS AND HAVE GLITTER AND ALL KIND OF
TRINKETS TO DECORATE THEM WITH. YOU CAN EVEN STICK A MAGNET ON THE BACK SO IT WOULD BE ABLE TO
STICK TO THE FRIDGE.
HOPE IT HELPS,
from SHANNON STEVENS, LOUISIANA, NEW ORLEANS, USA; Feb. 20, 2004
This is in response to the PE teacher wanting new ideas for basketball with younger
children...I find that if you start teaching the aspects of b-ball with balloons they tend to be
more interested. Also, you could make different goals at different levels that they could place
the ball in. Another idea is to play "freeze ball". Play music and while the music is playing,
the children are to bounce the ball, but when the music stops, they are to freeze with the ball in
their hand. If they move while the music stops they are sent to the "cookie jar", or whatever you
wish to call it. Keep this up until there is only 1 student remaining...he/she is your winner and
they receive a treat.
Hope this helps you,
from SHANNON STEVENS, LOUISIANA, NEW ORLEANS, USA; Feb. 20, 2004
i live in the border town as far down in texas before you go into mexico brownsville
and in mexico matamoros i am teaching english to spanish speaking children i wanted little books
where you use the sight words and have simple sentences of course i make up my won but i needed
more ideas your printable books fre great i have really enjoyed them thanks a million lupita in
from guadalupe r. murillo, brownsville, texas, USA; Feb. 16, 2004
I would like some information about teaching and learning how and
why to recycle. Like, aluminum etc............... Please send me some info.
Mandy Joy Johnson
from Mandy Joy Johnson, Port Richey, Florida, USA; Jan. 16, 2004
I HAVE A SIX YEAR OLD DAUGHTER WHOM IS HAVING A HARD TIME IN
SCHOOL.SHE IS HAVING TROUBLE IDENTIFYING HER ALPHABETS AND NUMBERS. SHE HAS
RECENTLY BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH ADHD. SHE IS EAGER TO LEARN. I JUST NEED TO KNOW IF
ANYBODY OUT THERE KNOWS OF ANY WEBSITES I CAN GET SOME EDUCATIONAL TOOL FOR GRADE
LEVEL KINDERGAREN AND FIRST GRADE LEVEL. SHE ENJOYS BEING ON THE HOME COMPUTER. I
JUST NEED HELP WITH FINDING THE PROPER SITES FOR HER GRADE LEVEL. MY DAUGHTER IS
IN THE FIRST GRADE NOW. PLEASE HELP. MY EMAIL ADDRESS IS TOYAMITCH510@aol.com I
LOOK FORWARD TO A RESPONSE ASAP. I HAVE TRIED EVERY AVENUE EVEN ASKING HER TEACHER
FOR HELP.IN WHICH SHE UNABLE TO SUPPLY ME WITH ANY INFORMATION. PLEASE RESPOND
"MY CHILD NEEDS HELP" SIGNED CONCERN PARENT
from Toyamitch510@aol.com, Hayward, CA, USA; Jan. 8, 2004
Hello Im looking for ideas that my preschool children age (3) can
do in a black history program thank u very much
from Torri, Baton Rouge, La, USA; Jan. 7, 2004
A lesson plan. Fun bowls!
A great art project for any time! Fun and easy!
All you need is:
Fun string, jewals, rocks, buttens, and ribbin
plastic bowls (if you have a cool whip bowl or a sour cream bowl almost
anything will work)
Lay out a long piece of paper. Mix your glue and water together. Grab
your plastic bowl and pick out the colors of construction paper that you want
for your bowl. Tear the construction paper into small pieces, or big pieces.
It depends how you want your bowl to look. Note: The smaller the pieces the
longer it takes.
When you are done tearing your paper, dip your paint brush in the waterey
gule. Paint the whole bottom of your bowl with the waterey glue. Then put a
piece of your torn construction paper on the bottom of your bowl, over the glue.
Then paint glue over the piece of paper. Repeat several times untill you are
done with the bottom of your bowl. Note: You always want to over lap your
pieces of paper, or else your bowl will not turn out. Make sure that you
always put glue on each piece of paper after you lay it down. A good tip: if
you don't want to get your fingers gluey you can pick the torn paper with your
paint brush. Also make sure you are constantly putting glue on all the pieces
of paper. ( Don't be afraid about putting to much glue on, although you don't
want too much.)
from Emily, shawnee, kansas, USA; Dec. 16, 2003
Please help me find the set of good-byes to say to kids as they are leaving that starts,
See you later alligator, after while crocodile.
Then it contiues to rhyme with many other animals but it all means good-bye.
from susan garnand, Loveland, Colorado, USA; Dec. 10, 2003
HEY HI THERE,I WANTED SOME GOOD POEMS ON HAPPINESS FOR THE KINDERGARTEN!
THIS IS INDEED THE FIRST TIME IAM SURFING ON THIS WEBSITE!I FOUND IT VERY INTERESTING!IT HAS HELPED ME IN MANY WAYS I HAVE TAKEN MANY TIPS FROM THIS SITE AS IAM A TEACHER MYSELF AND ENJOY IT A LOT!MY ID IS KIRANKIKI19@YAHOO.COM
from KIRAN THADANI, PUNE, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA; Nov. 27, 2003
HI, IM TEACHING KINDERGARTEN IN AN ICSE SCHOOL IN INDIA.I JUST WANTED TO KNOW HOW TO MAKE BEFORE NUMBERS IN MATHS FOR MY KIDS EASIER.THEY ARE GETTING CONFUSED BETWEEN BEFORE AND AFTER NUMBERS.MY CLASS ALSO HAS TO CONDUCT A CLASS ASSEMBLY IN FRONT OF THE WHOLE SCHOOL.I THOUGHT OF A TOPIC"BE HAPPY" I WANTED SOME RELATED HYMNS,POEMS AND SAYINGS,SONGS ON THIS TOPIC.IF U CAN PLEASE HELP ME?I LIKED THIS SITE A LOT AND IT HAS HELPED ME A LOT. FROM KIRAN THADANI,MAHARASHTRA,PUNE,INDIA
from KIRAN THADANI, PUNE, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA; Nov. 25, 2003
i have a project on time so pls help me with few rhymes and stories
from sonal, calcutta, west bengal, india; Nov. 24, 2003
lesson on lettes that is big & small & it`s phonatic ssound ,it`s recognition & words. craft activity related to letter s & a rhyme related to it.
from palak, mumbai, maharashtra, india; Nov. 22, 2003
My Question is how to write a lesson describing an activity were children enhance their eyes and hands coodination(specifically working with the infant group)
from Duvi, Bronx, New York, NY, USA; Nov. 9, 2003
I need help!!!! I'm teaching spanish in third grade, 70% -80 % of the kids are fluent, so they don't pay much atenttion when I'm trying to help the non speakers... the classes are at the end of the day, so everybody is tired..
If you have any activities and / or games that would involve all the class, (they love that)
We already learn the numbers, colors, shapes, animals... so any kind of help will be really really apreciated..
from Cindy, Weston, FL, USA; Nov. 3, 2003
Maybe some information on recycling and conservation...printouts, projects, etc?
from Raquel, Fairfax, VA, USA; Nov. 22, 2003
How are you?
I wanna know about "Brain Gym".
Can you please send me the details?
My email address is:
I will be waiting for your response.
from JIMMY ANDERSON, SINDH, KARACHI, PAKISTAN; Sept. 24, 2003
i just wanted to know that how do i make basketball a more exciting sport for the younger lot as iam a sports teacher. Most of the children are around 9 and up, i dont have much of a problem with the teenage boys and girls and if you could update me on some good drills and exercises which i can make them do during basketball?
Thankx...will be waiting for a sporty response:)
from denise, karachi, sindh, pakistan, USA; Sept. 24, 2003
I M WORKING HEREIN PAKISTAN AS A UNICEF REPRESENTATIVE.
MY JOB IS TO VISIT DIFFERENT SCHOOLS IN PAKISTAN.
I HAVE TO INSPECT THE STANDARD OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN PAKISTAN.
I HAVE COME TO KNOW THAT THE CHILDREN OVERHERE WANTS TO KNOW ABOUT ENGLISH LANGUAGE, BUT THE ENVIRONMENT IS NOT ALL THAT FAVORABLE FOR THEM TO REALLY GET THE KNOWLEDGE.
BUT, I MUST SAY ONETHING THAT TALENT IS IMMENSE HEREIN PAKISTAN.
PPL ARE FRIENDLY AND THEY REALLY RESPECT THE FOREIGNERS.
IF ANYBODY WANNA SHARE HIS/HER THOUGHTS YOU CAN ALWAYS EMAIL ME ON THIS ADDRESS:
THIS IS ACTUALLY THE NAME GIVEN TO ME BY THE PAKISTANI PPL.
from JIMMY ANDERSON, SINDH, KARACHI, PAKISTAN; Oct. 14, 2003
I need engaging music activities for the second and third grades...Any suggestions??
WWW_state = NY
from G., New York, USA; Oct. 14, 2003
Q: I need help with how can i teach k-2 about the human body
i need things make them things and hve fun at the same
time thank u for u time
from zainab, Kuwait City, Kuwait; Oct. 7, 2003
Note: for a Human Body Theme page, click here. Jeananda.
I would like a story and questions on it.
from Sarah Kaiondz, cadiac, quebec, Canada; Sept. 26, 2003
Ineed lesson plan to introduce concept of tens
and ones.if you could help,it would be great.
from Anju dhillon, Gurgaon, Haryana, India; Sept. 23, 2003
HI! I AM A FIRST YEAR MUSIC TEACHER AND TEACH PK3-5TH
AND AM HAVING TROUBLE WITH THE 3 AND 4YR OLD CLASSES. ANY SUGGESTIONS
ABOUT CUTE SONGS WITH MOTIONS THAT ARE EASY AND OR HELPFUL
WEBSITES...THANK YOU LOTS, SHANNON
from SHANNON STEVENS, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, USA; Sept. 15, 2003
Could you please tell me what you call none rhyming
from Damon Snowdon, Srt Heliere, jersey, uk; Sept. 5, 2003
Hi I am a kindergarden teacher in kuwait . Teachers
would like to make some craft for the children as keepsake for childrens
day . Any one has any ideas ???? And i,d like some new site addresses as
well for work sheet print outs and craft ideas .
from Indrani Dutta, Kuwait; Sept. 5, 2003
I am a pre-school teacher. Im looking for nursery rhymes
that are related to environment, hapiness and love. Please help. Thanks
from Shyla, Cotabato City, Maguindanao, Philippines; Sept. 1, 2003
For the lady looking fornursery rhymes and children's
songs in Spanish, you can find a lot here:
Hope you find it useful
from Maria Elisa, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Aug. 31, 2003
I would like to know the album name that has the music
and words for a song about colors. It may be called Lets all look and
see whose wearing red. The song starts... Apples are
red the grass is green, the sky is blue and the clouds are white
from Melodie, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA; Aug. 28, 2003
I´m a mexican english teacher I would like to read some
stories to my children. They are from elementary school sixth grade. Can
you help me?
from Gabriela Granados, Mexico City, Mexico; Aug. 26, 2003
I am a teacher of 1st grade, and I am looking for rhymes about solidarity, friendship or helpfulness. If you have any rhyme
please send it to my mail. email@example.com as soon as possible.
from prarna, faridabad, haryana, India; Aug. 23, 2003
Could anyone help me trace the American nursery ryme which starts:-
When I went up Pippin Hill,
Pippin Hill was dirty,
There I met a little maid
and she dropped me a curtsey.
This is not one I am familier with in the U.K. Thanks
from Linda Franklin, Mazarron, Murcia, Spain; Aug. 16, 2003
my 3+son has problems in writing cannot recognize numbers alphabets,
does not like school.
i need help to help him.
he had a epillapy problem
from jigna, bhavnagar, gujrat, India; Aug. 8, 2003
My lesson is on letter E .I am a trainee to nursery class and i want some rhymes starting the letter E. so can you
please help meas fast as possible.
from Ritu Kukreja, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India; Aug. 8, 2003
i will let the children to read the rhymes,then
pronounce it correctly. After that I will introduce the rhymes
from cristine amolato, cagayan de oro city, cambane candijay bohol, CITYSTATE, philippines; Aug. 8, 2003
I am a teacher of 1st grade, and I am looking for
rhymes about solidarity, friendship or helpfulness.
If you have any rhyme please send it to my mail. firstname.lastname@example.org
I'll be glad, thank you
from Maria Pia Guerra, Lima, Peru; Aug. 2, 2003
I am an english teacher in a pry school in china , i will like to ber send to audio vertion of all this rhymes for my
from olatunde shodiya, shunde, guangdong, china; July 31, 2003
To Kals, woodlands, singapore; I tried emailing you
but did not get through.
My address is: email@example.com - about massage for children on
the curriculum. Kindly Solveig
from Solveig Berggren, Kungsbacka, halland, Sweden; July 19, 2003
We are a team of teachers working on an English book for Primary Schools.
Can anybody help us with the song "I hear them"? We all know only
the first verse.
Thanks a lot. Gisela
from Gisela Mazumdar-Rolando, Cologne, NRW, Germany; July 14, 2003
I wish to teach my infant class a Nursery Rhyme in
Spanish. Where can I obtain the lyrics?
from Emma Voysey, Helensburgh, Scotland; July 11, 2003
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