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Help With Teaching Rhyming

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Ideas and books to help teach rhyming. Perfect for Pre-K or Kindergarten.

Rhyming – oh where to begin.  For some kids it comes so easy, almost naturally.  For others, it is such a struggle.  Every year I pull out my bag of tricks but there always seem to be 1 or 2 that are still stuck when it comes to rhyming.

Recently I was browsing through a kindergarten Facebook group I am part of and came across this amazing video by Iva Switzer.  Iva is veteran kindergarten teacher from Southeast Texas.  In her 24 years of teaching, I’m positive she has helped lots of students with teaching methods like this one that she has picked up over the years.

Take a couple minutes to watch this multi-sensory approach to rhyming.

Any time you can use multiple senses, you are opening up multiple pathways to the brain to help the learning stick.  Using Iva’s method, students will be using their sense of sight (as they look at a picture or word), their sense of hearing (as they hear the teacher and themselves say the word) and their sense of touch as they use their hands to represent the sounds in the word.

Thank you Iva for sharing this great teaching method for rhyming!

One of the ways I love to teach and reinforce rhyming in my classroom is through the use of read alouds.  The kids always love books that rhyme and once they learn to hear it, you often hear them saying “hey that rhymes” with so much excitement!

Here are some of my favorite books to use when I teach this skill.  You can click on each one to find that book on Amazon.


What are your favorite resources for teaching rhyming?   Share in the comments so we can help each other!

Comments

  1. Heather W says

    Love this! Thank you for sharing, and thank you for linking up at my Teaching Tuesday link up party. I'll be sharing this one on Pinterest. ๐Ÿ™‚
    ~Heather aka HoJo~

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