"My Danish Great Aunt sang this nursery rhyme to my kids many, many times." -Joel Pedersen


*Literally, "stone of the eye". "Apple" used to refer to the pupil in English.

Game Instructions

Gently touch the baby as follows:

1. pandeben = forehead
2. øjensten = to the side of the eye
3. næsetip = tip of the nose
4. mundelæp = lip
5. hagefip = chin
6. killikillivavvav! = Then tickle, tickle, tickle!

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Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Joel Pedersen for sharing this rhyme with us and for the translation!

Mange tak!