The Impact of Rhymes and Songs in the Teaching and Learning of Numeracy in Kindergarten

Otchere-Larbi E.K, Amoah, K.J.


The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of the use of Rhymes and songs in the teaching and learning of numeracy in Kindergarten. The study was a descriptive study in which a survey research design was adopted. Two municipalities in the Eastern Region of Ghana were randomly selected for the study. Simple random sampling was used to sample thirty female Kindergarten teachers from ten Kindergarten schools in both municipalities. Research instrument used was teacher’s questionnaire in collecting the data for the study. Findings showed that about 70% of the Kindergarten teachers use Rhymes and songs in all aspects of their numeracy lesson delivery and as such it created a positive impact on children’s learning of numeracy.

Keywords: Rhymes, Songs, Numeracy, Kindergarten, Kindergartners

DOI: 10.7176/JEP/11-20-14

Publication date:July 31st 2020

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