Friday, May 2, 2008
This is one of my daughter's favorite counting games. I put 4 pillows on the floor in a circle and I put my daughter in the middle. I say, "Where is your finger?" We show each other our fingers, and then I say, "Let's count the pillows with our fingers." We count 1-2-3-4. Then we count the pillows with our noses (she thinks that is really silly), our whole hands, our heads, and our toes. Then, to count with our feet, I help her "jump" from pillow to pillow, counting 1-2-3-4 round and round the circle. When we're done with that, I put her in the middle again, kind of laying her down, and do 1-2-3-4 TICKLE! I use her hands (right hand for the pillows on her right and left hand for the ones on the left) and her feet to count, and then I say Tickle! and tickle her tummy with my nose. She loves it.