Nursery rhymes are a fantastic tool for learning language, phonemic awareness, and the rhythm of words- helping to set children up for future success with reading. This twinkle, twinkle, little star lyrics and craft activity is great for children of any age - especially preschoolers!
Sure, many of us may KNOW the nursery rhymes - but are we singing them with our children? As a kindergarten teacher, I can tell you that less than half of each class knew their nursery rhymes. Although they are not a "common core" or "curriculum" of many schools, there are sooooo many real life cases and studies that show children who are in a language rich environment are more prepared for school. Here are a few ways to make - sing - read Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star!