Have fun with rhymes and songs
To celebrate the Big Welsh Rhyme Time, author and illustrator Huw Aaron talks about his love of nonsense rhymes.
Our children, aged 12, 11 and 7 are enthusiastic readers. They love books from Wales - encouraged by the ones received from BookTrust Cymru’s Pori Drwy Stori programme when they were in Reception.
We’ve chosen some of our favourite English and Welsh rhymes that you can enjoy together anytime, anywhere!
Here are some ideas about how you can enjoy sharing rhymes and songs with babies and young children.
What the experts say
Nursery rhymes are a common feature of childhood. Whether chanted, read, spoken or sung - children really enjoy the rhythm and repetition.
From 700 year old verses written by monks to pudding and pink elephants, Welsh nursery rhymes have a rich and colourful history.