Instead of talking as usual, try singing in a different voice. For example, it’s very funny to sing about getting dressed. Sing, “I’m sliding on my shirt, jumping in my pants” in a low voice. You and your child can use familiar tunes and make up your own words.

See what your child is learning

When you’re having fun, it’s likely your child will be having fun too. When you put new words into tunes and describe what you’re doing, you’re helping them make new and unusual connections. These types of connections build creativity.

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