Mother Goose Club Super Pack Review

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How Mother Goose Can Help Parents. Nursery rhymes are terrific tools for parents and teachers to help get young children ready to read. Spending a few minutes each day reading or singing nursery rhymes with a child is a simple, cost-effective and enjoyable way to promote early literacy at home. The Mother Goose Club website contains a collection of rhymes, including many Mother Goose rhymes, with illustrations, audio narrations, songs and printable coloring pages. Some live action and animated videos are also available. For parents and teachers, the site offers activities and tips on using rhymes to promote literacy at home and at school.

Why Nursery Rhymes Matter
Helping Children Read. Nursery rhymes help children learn to read. Research has shown that familiarity with Mother Goose and other nursery rhymes helps children develop pre-reading skills, including the ability to detect rhymes. Children who can recognize rhyming words, cat and hat for example, learn to read quicker and more successfully than their peers. This relationship holds true regardless of a child’s socio-economic background or the education level of the parents.
How Do Nursery Rhymes Help? Nursery rhymes are short and rhythmic, which makes them easy for children to learn and memorize. As children hear, sing or read nursery rhymes, they develop “phonemic awareness” or the ability to detect the individual sounds that make up words, a crucial first step in learning to read. Nursery rhymes, especially Mother Goose rhymes, also introduce children to new vocabulary which increases comprehension and benefits learning in all subjects. Most importantly, nursery rhymes are full of colorful characters and stories, which make them fun. The delight children experience as they engage in rhyme activities fosters an enduring enthusiasm for books and reading.

Recently, we received the Mother Goose Club Super Pack for review.  Included in this package were 2 music CD’s from the Mother Goose Club “Mother Goose Club Sings Nursery Rhymes volume 1” and “Mother Goose Club Sings Nursery Rhymes volume 2”,  a DVD entitled “Nursery Rhyme Singing Time with Mother Goose Club”, and a coloring book.

Both of my older girls are somewhat familiar with the Mother Goose club having seen it on PBS.  They generally prefer Curious George, Arthur and Martha Speaks.  And because the show is not their favorite, they preferred hearing the CD’s much more than the DVD.  The songs are ones they are familiar with including “Itsy Bitsy Spider”, “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star”, and “One, Two, Buckle My Shoe”.   The coloring book was a big hit as well,  as the graphics are crisp and easy for the kids to color.
While I think the CD’s are very nice, I think the DVD would appeal to an even younger audience than my 3 year old.

Currently you can save $5 on the Super Pack at the Mother Goose Club.

 

This review was written by Angela for The Mama Report.

 

I received the above mentioned products for review purposes, all opinions are my own.

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