"My South Australian mother taught us this rhyme. As an adult I believe it was meant to be a way of coaxing a child to eat, but my mother used it as a simple fun game. My grandchildren still LOVE it! 'More?' 'More?'" -Margaret

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Game Instructions

1. Gently pull forelock of hair.
2. Gentle knock on forehead.
3. Gently lift both eye lids or pretend to.
4. Finger lifts the tip of the nose upwards.
4. Finger wipes on the skin between nose and upper lip.
6. Finger tries to walk in between the child's lips.
7. Fingers tickle under the chin.

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Margaret for sharing the rhyme with us!