“Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances. ”
― Maya Angelou
Guess what every child-centric program, whether online or offline, fun or educational, has in common?
Songs and rhymes!
Have you ever given a thought as to why so many children’s programs have songs in them?
Today we are going to explore the importance of songs in early childhood education. Read ahead to see why we have included songs and rhymes in Disney.BYJU’S Early Learn program.
Teachers interviewed for an Educational Research and Reviews paper shared their insights on incorporating songs into early childhood language education. Three compelling reasons arose:
The aforementioned paper, Teacher views about using songs in teaching English to young learners, also mentions the key benefits of using rhymes and songs. They are as follows:
To summarise, rhymes and songs help children learn different concepts without consciously pushing themselves to learn, as lyrics tend to be better remembered than dialogues. They also make learning interesting and fun.
It is wonderful to see young learners singing along different educational songs and rhymes. Disney.BYJU’S Early Learn program has plenty of songs and rhymes that make the learning journey more fun and exciting. When we make early learning fun, children become better learners for life.
Şevik, M. (2011). Teacher views about using songs in teaching English to young learners. Educational Research and Review, 6(21), 1027-1035. https://doi.org/10.5897/ERR11.250 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/268434081_Teacher_views_about_using_songs_in_teaching_English_to_young_learners
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