Monthly Archives: February 2018

Incy Wincy Spider

Incy Wincy Spider – One of the Better Kids Songs Out there

There’s a long list of children songs out there, but not many are as unique as Incy Wincy Spider. Its uniqueness starts right from its name; it has more than a couple names, and they are mostly all country-specific.

For instance, in the United States, this nursery rhyme is known as Itsy Wincy Spider. But in Australia and Great Britain, it’s very popular as Incy Wincy Spider. Of course, on a general level, the latter is what it’s usually known as and the most popular name it has.

Not the usual Children’s Song

As we said, Incy Wincy Spider is a fairly unique kids song. While it would seem fun and arouse curiosity among kids, it’s actually one of the better songs to help kids learn English better, and more effectively.

Not only that, but it can also serve well as an inspiration that the kids may carry well into the older phases of their life. This is due to the fact that if the person introducing the song to the kid has the right approach to it, they may be able to present it to them in a way that teaches the kid that the “good” and “bad” in life are just parts of it and nothing to feel defeated about.

This can actually turn out to be a great help to them, especially given how large-scale and widespread have mental issues like depression and anxiety become in teens as of late.

Origin and Rise to Fame

The lyrics of this song were originally born in the year 1910. However, as of today, we have quite a few different versions of this rather one of the highly unique kids songs.

The uniqueness of Incy Wincy Spider as a kind of kids music helped it not get lost among the sea of kids video songs but actually turn into a part of many popular children’s shows, programs and even some adult movies.

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5 Little Monkeys

Five Little Monkeys – And What It Teaches

Five Little Monkeys is a fairly popular children’s song that has also found its way into the folk songs world as well as turned into a fingerplay. Again, just like some of the other children’s songs that we have been discussing and reviewing, Five Little Monkeys isn’t an useless nursery rhyme that would be listened over to a few times and forgotten but rather something that can be used to teach important values to kids.

Teaching Basic Math Using Five Little Monkeys

The lyrics of Five Little Monkeys seem to have been based around an interesting concept. They are probably aimed at offering the best of both worlds; they are also fun enough to be one of the best kids video songs, and include a lot of numbers that are reduced by one with every paragraph that follow the previous one.

This means that kids are not only going to enjoy it, but can also learn basic math like how five is reduced to four when one is subtracted from it, and so on till it reaches zero.

Teaching the Importance of Avoiding Bad Habits

The kids song Five Little Monkeys also teaches another important value. It tells that the monkeys that jumped off their bed ended up falling on the floor and getting a bump on his head.

This would help teach the kid that if they too jump at places where they are not supposed to, they may end up getting hurt as well. Similarly, the doctor advises the Mama in the poem that the monkeys should no longer jump off the bed, which can be used as a way of explaining the kid why they should avoid such things as well where they tend to get hurt.

And given how kids tend to get themselves in situations that can turn out to be harmful for them, teachings the things this poem tells can totally come in handy.

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