Rhymetimes

Enjoy songs, rhymes and rhythm with your child at your local library, nursery or children's centre - Rhymetimes are free and fun for everyone.

Babies and children who discover the pleasure of hearing stories and rhymes have a flying start when it comes to learning to read by themselves. Sessions are organised locally and involve a mix of songs, rhymes, rhythm and movement, while providing the opportunity to share games, novelty books and toys.

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'Rhymetime has helped my child sing more at home, sit down and listen and make new friends... she loves rhythm and rhyme!'
Mum, Trafford

They're great for getting to know other parents and carers, too...

'Bookstart helped my child to speak English - the dual language books are a fantastic resource. Rhymetime in libraries makes me interact with other mums and I have formed friendships and don't feel isolated.'
Mum, Cheshire

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Pop into your library or visit your local authority's website to find out what free rhythm and rhyme activities are on offer near you.

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