Food Rhymes

Toddler Snacktime

During meal or snacktime, create a rhyme or a rap about what your child is eating: “No slice, no dice, we eat rice!” or “You’re no rookie, eating your cookie.” They’ll enjoy the sound of the words and if they respond, make rhymes from their words too.

See what your child is learning

When your child hears you rhyming, and when you go back and forth making up more rhymes, they’re learning to listen to the sounds of words, which is critical to communicating and pre-reading skills. Making up rhymes can also make mealtimes more fun.

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