It is a popular nursery animal rhymes and finger play in which each verse being represented by an action. It is usually accompanied by a sequence of gestures that mimic the words of the song. Each successive verse sequentially counts down from the starting number. Children simply love it!
Although in the past the “Baa-Baa Black Sheep” animal rhymes was related to the Middle’s Ages wool industry and festivity, today its purpose is more an educational one, the children being able not only to learn about life in the countryside but also to imitate the sound made by sheep.
The children simply love this song about the dog called Bingo. There are probably a lot of dogs out there who are named Bingo because of this song. This nursery rhyme is great for learning spelling.
"Alice the Camel" or "Sally the Camel" is a traditional nursery animal rhymes that teaches kids to number count down. Many parents and grandparents can remember this lovely rhyme from their own childhood time.
It is a popular nursery rhyme with an educational theme against animal cruelty. Be aware that the Ding Dong Bell lyrics can be a little scary to many children, so explain to the kids that they never must do such things to animals in real life.
It is a great numbers song for introducing subtraction as the five little frogs jump into the water one by one. It is a very entertaining song for the kids and it is sometimes used in conjunction with swimming lessons.
The rhyme is thought to have been based on the astronomical clock at Exeter Cathedral. The clock has a small hole in the door below the face for the resident cat to hunt mice. This is an elementary tool to help teaching children the time.
Learning and saying this rhyme together can help your child learn skills which will support their development and growth in many areas. It is a fun way to introduce counting and patterns.