Games for 1 - 2yrs Pat-a-cake
Babies and toddlers of this age can be kept entertained for a long time by simple games.
Pat-a-cake and other games involving rhymes and hand movements are fascinating to children of this age and help them to develop coordination.
The rhyme for Pat a cake goes:
Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker's man.
Bake me a cake as fast as you can;
Roll it, Pat it and mark it with B,
Put it in the oven for baby and me
You can replace the letter “B” and the “Baby” with your child initial and name. The clapping of hands together is fun for your child – see Google / Wikipedia for examples of the clapping.
Skills: hand eye coordination,object permanence
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