Singing songs with a baby is a great way to encourage their early communication. It helps the bond between adult and child, supports brain development and also language development as it increases access to key words and sounds.
How does this nursery rhyme help?
Ghanaian song is a beautiful song that is interactive, explores a different culture and helps a young child in the development of their language skills.
It also encourages fine and gross motor skills as they can dance with their whole body to the song or perhaps use a drum or some kind of instrument.
This song is about using your imagination and allowing the rhythm and the beat of the song to make you and your young child move in a way that feels right for you both.
In this video, the grandmother is teaching her grandson about her culture in Ghana and the song she sung when she was growing up with her family. Using songs from other cultures is a great way to teach your young child about the different communities around the world. It can help them enjoy languages, learn about cultures and people from all over the world.