Without his older sister to distract and entertain him, however, I have come to recall the power of SINGING!
Some examples that my 2-year-old is particularly fond of right now:
“Bumpity, bump, bump. Bumpity, bump, bump. Look at (fill in child(ren)’s name(s) here) go! Bumpity, bump, bump. Bumpity, bump, bump. Over the rocky road!”
“Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. Humpty Dumpty had a great FAAAALLLL (tip stroller back). All the king’s horses and all the king’s men couldn’t put Humpty together again!”
“Old MacDonald” – using an animal for every letter of the alphabet or every animal he can find in his animal crackers, if applicable.
And of course, all the old stand-bys like “ABC” or “I’m a Little Teapot” (you can tip them over for that one too) or any other song that could continue indefinitely…
- What are your favorite songs to sing with your kids?