Amy Eastwood

Bilingual Storytime: Read and Learn with Sarah and Rin

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Do you know what day it is? It’s Bilingual Storytime day, with Miss Sarah and Rin! And they’re practicing the days of the week in English and Japanese as we read “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle, published by Philomel Books. And check out a very special version of one of our favourite lullabies … Read more

Rhyme Time: Bubble Bubble Pop with Alex

How do we build early literacy skills? Through play of course! Play is one of the main ways that children learn how language works. So let’s get playful with a finger play today! Words: I had a little turtle, His name was Tiny Tim. I put him in the bathtubTo see if he could swim. … Read more

Rhyme Time: Out In The Garden with Amy

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Fingerplays can be so helpful when you’re trying to remember the words to a rhyme! They are also a great way to practice basic counting and fine motor movement for children! Lyrics: Out in the Garden growing in the sun, Are five pretty flowers and I picked one! (kiss) … repeat 4,3,2,1 until no more … Read more

Sing Along: Grand Old Duke of York with Alex

Children are language sponges, always listening and learning. Nursery rhymes are a great way to introduce children to words that you may not use in regular conversation! Try this favourite in your baby time today! Lyrics: Oh, the grand old Duke of York He had ten thousand men He marched them up to the top … Read more