This activity promotes development and learning by encouraging children to understand and use a growing vocabulary.
Participants: This activity is intended for adult/child interaction, or 2 or more participants/players.
Step 1: Sing the following song with your child. Use exaggerated facial expressions and movements.
Step 2: Repeat the song, changing the words to reflect other family members.
- (To the tune of “Where is Thumbkin”)
- Where is Mommy, where is Mommy? (Hold up and wiggle ring finger.)
- Here I am. Here I am. (Hold up and wiggle the other ring finger.)
- How are you today, dear?
- Very well, I thank you.
- Give a hug. Give a hug. (Lock ring fingers together.)