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February: Games & Crafts

For the month of February, we have some sweet games to share with your sweethearts, and some simple crafts to celebrate Valentines Day. Please share your own special games and crafts in the comments.  GAMES AND ACTIVITIES Sweet little Bay The Wind (author unknown) Shhh, say the tall trees blowing in the wind. (Baby is…

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Sing

One of the best parts of being at a Mothering Arts circle is  singing together. Ten mamas, ten babies and one very sweet Grandmother gather each week and start our time together in song. Instantly the energy shifts in the room, the babies are smiling, waving arms, kicking legs and visibly comfortable. The mothers are smiling, looking…Read More

Baby’s Body

This Little Cow  A toe touching game like this little piggy, start with the big toe. This little cow eats grass This little cow eats hay This little cow drinks water This little cow moos all day This little cow does nothing, but lies around all day. We’ll chase her, we’ll chase her, and we’ll…Read More

Baby’s Face

The Moon is Round A gentle touching game for baby's face. The moon is round (gently trace around baby's face) The moon is round (repeat) It has two eyes (trace baby's eyebrows) And knows no sound (touch baby's nose, then lips) Eye Winker Eye winker (touch left eyebrow) Tom tinker (touch right eyebrow) Nose smeller…Read More

Little Hands

Open them, close them open them, close them give them a little clap, clap, clap. Open them, close them Open them, close them fold them in your lap, lap, lap. creep them, creep them down your knee creep them, creep them up your chin open up your little mouth and peek right in. Open them,…Read More