Teach Your Children English With Songs
Ben and Holly Little Kingdom
Songs bring effective media to teach English for kids. It is because children like singing. Hence, we have some tips on how to teach them English through the use of kids' song.
First thing you have to do is to introduce new songs in your little kids. You can sing those songs before your children. Nevertheless, it is suggested that you use some media, like computer, iPod, mp3 or mp4 player. With such media they will be more excited since those media players is capable of doing the songs with the music instruments which will make them easier listening.
Then, one important thing you need to do is to practice singing the songs with your little kids as much as possible. Repeat the song which seems to be new for them so that they can understand and memorize the lyrics. Don't give a lot of songs in one time because they will be confused and feel challenging to remember them. Besides, choose individuals with simple lyrics.
Whenever your children have known the songs, ask them to sing along with you or with their friends. You are able to sing that songs anywhere and anytime you are around them, like if they are getting dressed, going to sleep, or washing hands). Before they start the day or are ready for school, try to make them sing a song with you. It will increase their mood so your little children will feel happy during the day, especially their school time.
Make use of creativity to make educative songs. Make certain that songs are simple and simple for them. Or, you can search any songs in the internet. You can pick out those which contain numbers in their lyrics, such as "Five Little Ducks" and "Ten Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed". With these songs they can learn how to count numbers up and down.
If you feel that it is difficult to create a new song, you can use the tune of some kids' song like what happen to be mentioned above, or of songs they have known. You only need to affect the lyrics. Your children will probably be happy with those songs given that they will be able to remember and sing it easily. Sometimes you are able to ask them to create their own songs by this method.
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