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Songs and share nursery rhymes are playful (e.g. Rub-a-dub-dub, three men in a tub,) and are easy to remember. They also help babies build phonological awareness and sensitivity the ability to hear the breakdown of sounds within words and to diagnose rhythms and patterns of languages. As he grows, learning the rhymes himself will help him expand vocabulary, learn number skills and get confidence to express himself through speech.

When my daughter was little, I sang and played a lot of Chinese children’s songs and nursing rhythms to her. Being simple, repetitive and full of fun, these songs and nursing rhythms are excellent ways for her to learn, memorize and practice new words and phrases. Currently, she can sing some of them independently by herself.

Chinese children's song: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Chinese children's song: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Here is a Chinese children’s song: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. It is the Chinese version of the most popular English nursing rhythm Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.

Watch the video and listen to the Chinese children’s song. You can replay the song by clicking the “play” button. Click here to download the song with English translation and Pinyin in PDF file.

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    Vivien // October 7th, 2011 at 4:51 pm

    Thanks for posting this song up! It reminds me of my childhood when I used to hear it sung to me, but then over the years I’ve forgotten how to sing it (i know only the English version). I’m really lacking Chinese nursery rhymes and songs to sing to my baby. The only other ones I know are “Liang Zi Lao Hu” (2 Tigers) and “Dang Wo Men Dong Zai Yi Qi” (When We’re All Together), leftover from my childhood!

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    lauryn // August 1st, 2012 at 12:09 pm

    I am scottish but i am really interested in China!
    And i love that song! But im still trying to learn it, my Chinese friends are helping me! x

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