(grandson update, 29 mos.)
requirement: Backyard Birds Calendar.
Take Gwanma’s finger and touch each of the numbers of the month, giggling more and more once she begins to touch the 20s. Loud hearty laughs when she reads 30 and 31. Make a sound for the bird picture at the top. Turn the page. Repeat process.
Pictorial Book Game
requirement: a book of color horizontal pictures of various English landscapes
Variation A: Put stickers of Thomas the train on bridge pictures in book.
Variation B: While reading with an adult, put your fingers on the page and walk them along paths, roads, beaches, saying do-do-de-do-de-do. ‘Walk off a page’, then turn page and find new places to walk. Laugh while repeating process.