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Baby Rhyme Time @ Robina Library

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by Anne Johnson (subscribe)
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Published November 11th 2012
Nursery rhyme fun at the library
Songs and nursery rhyme games help babies and toddlers learn to distinguish between sounds and become aware of the natural rhythms and rhymes in language. But more than that, rhyme games are fun!

babies, rhyme time
Rhymes help babies learn about language


Connect with other mothers and carers of small children at the Robina Library on Tuesday or Wednesday mornings for an enjoyable, interactive session of music with actions, finger plays and rhyme with movement.

Plenty of space for everyone
A relaxed atmosphere


Each morning session, held in one of the meeting rooms within the library, begins with a quick run through of safety guidelines. Despite the popularity of these sessions, there is plenty of space for mothers and babies to settle themselves on the carpeted floor. Words for each song or finger play are displayed on-screen so everyone can follow along.

Words are displayed onscreen


There is a relaxed atmosphere with some children moving around, watching and copying others under the watchful eyes of their carers. Although each session runs for only half an hour, it is more than long enough for little ones with short attention spans or those needing their morning nap time.

bubbles, babies, rhyme time
Bubbles everywhere!


The session concludes with a final song and floating bubbles to watch or try and catch. Mothers are encouraged to linger and chat and there are coffee shops nearby for those who want to enjoy coffee together. Others take the opportunity to check out the rhyme and storybooks in the children's area of the library. Baby Rhyme Time provides an early development activity that is fun for everyone.. and it's free!

Library, books, children
Children's area of the library


Other Rhyme Time sessions are available at other Gold Coast libraries.
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Why? Connect with other mothers & babies for a fun, learning activity.
When: Tuesdays & Wednesdays 9:15 to 9:45am
Phone: 5581 1600
Where: Robina Library
Cost: FREE
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Hello, what are the days/times for these sessions? I'd love to take my 15 month old daughter along? Thanks, Izzy
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