By Jack Moore, Penny Gentieu
Giggle. snort. Titter and guffaw. And smile, smile, smile. The happiest of books is again, in complete, excellent, satisfied colour. It’s the precise bathe reward. crucial for grandparents. the main pleased e-book within the parenting part. those ninety seven video games, sight gags, parlor methods, and sensible jokes require no particular expertise, use simply the easiest home items as props, and truly paintings. infants should be entertained—and grownup readers will rediscover the enjoyment of surrendering to sheer silliness. Get child laughing with the Exaggerated Sneeze “ah-ah-ah-ah-CHOO!” The reside Jack-in-the-Box (Dad is going in huge cardboard field, kin sings “Pop is going the Weasel,” and pa jumps out on the final line). Three-Card Monte for infants, utilizing plastic cups and a lemon. Plus the pinnacle ten peek-a-boo diversifications, Yodeling within the Canyon, the Disappearing Noodle, child Channel browsing, and oldies-but-goodies together with Baby’s pungent toes. It’s the enjoyment of letting free and giggling together with your child.
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12. Baby’s Stinky Feet. Another oldie but goodie is Baby’s Stinky Feet. Put your nose close to Baby’s feet, and make a face while repeating “Pee-you, Stinky” in a high-pitched voice. Note: “Pee-you, Stinky” gets a laugh consistently. No one knows why. 13. Blow liquid soap bubbles through a wand for Baby. Note: For a real giggle, have Dad and Baby’s siblings attempt to catch the bubbles on the tips of their noses. 14. Have everyone present do a soft-shoe while whistling the tune Tea for Two. Please, no substitute tunes.
Players then switch positions. Note: This scenario works best with extremely fit performers or especially bright babies. 25. Put Baby in a stroller or high chair at the foot of a ramp or staircase. Roll a featherweight beach ball down toward Baby, beginning on the first or second step and working your way up. The higher you get, the more Baby laughs. 26. Feed Baby from the tip of a large wooden spoon that you pretend is an airplane. Make whatever aerodynamic sounds you can think of as you loop the spoon in large circles in front of Baby.
Hold a Silly Face Contest. Have family members compete for Baby’s attention. Whoever gets the biggest laugh is declared the winner. Note: No props permitted in this one. Here’s your chance to take advantage of that walleye, big nose, flexible tongue, wiggling eyebrows or any other fancy trick you’ve developed through the years. 5. Play rap music while Grandma does an improvisational, nonrepetitive break dance. Note: Everyone else in the room should clap and repeat the beat, “Go girl! ” 6. With Baby watching, have Mom, Dad or more agile members of the family lift a soccer ball from the floor using nothing but their heads.
97 Ways to Make a Baby Laugh by Jack Moore, Penny Gentieu