Liz wrote asking for help with a German Hand Game. Here’s her email:
My name is Liz, & I’ve been searching and searching for an old German hand game my dad has done with us since we were tiny – that was done with him when he was little by my grandmother. I’m sure over the years it has fractured, but this is what’s left-maybe you’ve heard of it or something close? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
The child sits in front of the one doing the finger game & makes 2 fingers slowly crawl up the others back, at the nape of the neck is the end of it & the fingers gently rustle the neck at the "baaaahhh" part. It sounds like:
"Krable mously Steimen hausley niemen greim steimen elime…baaaahhh."
I’ve looked all over for years & spoken to many from Germany or knowing the culture though I’ve had no luck. I’m so hoping you can help-this little word play means a lot to me. Thank you for taking the time to read this-I appreciate it.
If you can help with Liz’s question, please comment below.
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