Audio and video tagged as "rhymes"

One Potato, Two Potato / Una papa, dos papas

September 8, 2008
Audio content Audio
(1 min, 3 sec | 2-part series)
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Whether you say it in English or Español (Spanish), you can improve your child's counting skills with this carbo-loaded rhyme. Read more...

Thank You / Gracias

September 1, 2008
Audio content Audio
(42 sec | 2-part series)
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Whether it is said in English or Español (Spanish), hearing "thank you" is always appreciated. Read more...

How Many People in Your Family? / ¿Cuántas personas hay en tu familia?

August 25, 2008
Audio content Audio
(41 sec | 2-part series)
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Whether you say this rhyme in English or Español (Spanish), it's nice to know that you can always "count" on your family. Read more...

Taller, Smaller / Altísimo, pequeñísimo

August 11, 2008
Audio content Audio
(38 sec | 2-part series)
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Whether you say this rhyme in English or Español (Spanish), use big gestures to help convey the concept of size to your child. Read more...

Hey Diddle Diddle

August 4, 2008
Video content Video
(54 sec)
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What happens when a dog, a cat and a gifted cow decide to party together? Watch and find out, all while improving your child's early literacy skills. Read more...

Where is Thumbkin / ¿Dónde está Pulgarcito?

July 28, 2008
Audio content Audio
(28 sec | 2-part series)
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Whether this song is sung in English or Español (Spanish), one thing seems clear: thumbs are very polite! Read more...

Little Boy Blue

July 21, 2008
Video content Video
(1 min, 11 sec)
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It's hard to find good help these days. On the flannel board, watch a young shepherd during one of his less-than-inspiring moments. Read more...

Grandpa's Glasses / Los lentes de mis abuelitos

July 14, 2008
Audio content Audio
(23 sec | 2-part series)
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Whether this rhyme in said in English or Español (Spanish), it is a fun way to learn a little bit of etiquette. Read more...

Hickory Dickory Dock

June 30, 2008
Video content Video
(40 sec)
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Time stands still for no mouse! Watch the critter's brief journey up the grandfather clock recreated on the flannel board. Read more...

Humpty Dumpty

June 23, 2008
Audio content Audio
(30 sec | 2-part series)
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Whether this rhyme is said in English or Spanish (Español), one simple truth still remains: eggs and walls don't mix. Read more...

Five Little Babies Learning to Go Potty

June 18, 2008
Video content Video
(3 min, 13 sec)
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Oh, if only all babies were this self-motivated during potty training! Share this flannel board story with your child and see if it inspires her or him. Read more...

Rice with Milk / Arroz con Leche

June 9, 2008
Audio content Audio
(52 sec | 2-part series)
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Why is rice pudding referred to in this rhyme? Perhaps it is because the two main ingredients marry each other so sweetly. Whatever your interpretation, say this rhyme in either English or Español (Spanish). Read more...

Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes / Cabeza, hombros, rodillas y dedos

May 26, 2008
Audio content Audio
(33 sec | 2-part series)
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This energetic song helps children improve their minds and their bodies. Sing it in either English or Español (Spanish). Read more...

This is the Way the Ladies Ride

April 21, 2008
Audio content Audio
(17 sec)
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What sound does a baby make when it's horseback riding? Find out with this bouncy rhyme, all while helping your child with early literacy skills. Read more...

Rima de Chocolate (Chocolate Rhyme)

April 14, 2008
Audio content Audio
(16 sec)
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No matter where you're from, everyone speaks the language of chocolate! Whether you learn this rhyme in English or Español (Spanish), you'll be helping your child with early literacy skills. Read more...

Five Fat Peas

March 17, 2008
Audio content Audio
(19 sec)
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Sometimes, being like "peas in a pod" can be too close for comfort, as demonstrated by this charming rhyme. Read more...

This Little Piggy

February 4, 2008
Audio content Audio
(16 sec)
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Put your finger dexterity to the test while you say this rhyme (about five very different piggies) with your child. Read more...

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear

January 28, 2008
Audio content Audio
(24 sec)
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Recite this rhyme (about a very obedient teddy bear) with your child, helping to improve her/his early literacy skills. Read more...

Here's a Ball (Traditional)

January 14, 2008
Audio content Audio
(12 sec)
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Have a ball (actually three!) while helping your child with both counting skills and early literacy skills. Read more...

One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

September 17, 2007
Audio content Audio
(15 sec)
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Help your child with counting and his/her early literacy skills with this fun rhyme. Read more...

Two Little Blackbirds

September 10, 2007
Audio content Audio
(16 sec)
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Pretend your thumbs are little blackbirds, all while practicing early literacy skills with your child. Read more...

I Clap My Hands

August 20, 2007
Audio content Audio
(29 sec)
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As you say the following rhyme, have your child act out the motions, or do them too! Read more...

Open Them, Shut Them

July 13, 2007
Audio content Audio
(28 sec)
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This is a fun rhyme to do several times in a row with your toddler, each time getting a little bit faster. Read more...

Pat-a-Cake

June 26, 2007
Audio content Audio
(17 sec)
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Play Pat-a-Cake with your baby and learn how rhymes encourage early literacy skills. Read more...

The Kissing Rhyme

June 18, 2007
Audio content Audio
(17 sec)
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With this fun rhyme, you lift your baby high above you and then bring them close for "a great big kiss"! Read more...