Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Butter Games and More!

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Looking for a new lap rhyme to bounce your little one to:

This one is from More Games to Play with Toddlers by Jackie Silberg (Gryphon House 1996) who’s written a small library’s worth of books on playing with little ones.

Sit your child on your lap facing you and say the following rhyme as you bounce him up and down on your knees, holding his waist:

I went to town
To get some butter
And when I got there
I fell in the gutter

(separate your legs and hold your child while you drop him to the ground)

If you happen to have older kids who don't necessarily want to sit on your lap i found an awesome website with lots of quiet games check here, there are familiar activities plus ones you have probably never played before! Let's play everyone!