Several experts agree that singing with children from an early age–regardless of whether children are monolingual or bilingual– is a crucial step in helping them develop their language abilities. Daniel Dwase, cited in this informative article in The Guardian, added that “[e]ven better than just singing, though, is to teach songs with actions and encourage your child to dance along to the music, [so] they will learn balance, co-ordination, body awareness and rhythm.”
This latest summer hit that is all over Germany right now does exactly that (by the way…also quite interesting and fun to try for adults!):
Do you know of any other songs–in any language–that you could use to sing and dance along?