Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Finger Rhymes - Usborne's Newest Line of Rhyming Books

"The itsy bitsy spider went up the water spout.

Down came the rain and washed the spider out.

Out came the sunshine and dried up all the rain,

And the itsy bitsy spider went up the spout again."

Ok, I know you're singing right along to this catchy tune, just like I did as I typed it.

This newest line of rhyming books published by Usborne Books are a great way to have fun with babies and toddlers while helping them to develop language and memory skills. Finger Rhymes includes the words and the directions on how to do the finger movements to the following rhymes: The Itsy Bitsy Spider, Two Little Blackbirds, One Two Three Four Five, Round and Round the Garden, This Little Piggy, and Five Pretty Poppies.

This fun book is linked to Usborne's famous internet linked site. You can go to the site and see demonstrations of the finger actions, and hear the music to the tunes. Directions on how to access this is included in the book.

Other books included in this series are Animal Rhymes and Counting Rhymes. Each book is a sturdy, heavy board book with large tabs which make it easy for little ones to turn the pages.


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