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Buzzy Bee

Time

  • 5 to 10 minutes

Materials

  • None

Directions

  1. Communications can be fun when they are silly. While holding your baby on your lap, move your fingers around in the air and make a buzzing sound.
  2. Make thebuzzy bee land on your baby's tummy with a tickle.
  3. Repeat for as long as your baby is interested.

Extensions

  • Make the bee stop dramatically and then suddenly go again.
  • At mealtime, pretend to let the bee eat some of the food.
  • Make other sounds with your mouth as you draw the baby toward your face.

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Copyright © 2004 by Susan Kettmann. Excerpted from The 2,000 Best Games & Activities with permission of its publisher, Sourcebooks, Inc.

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