There are different versions of this rhyme (the characters vary in each family)...


*Here we typically use the baby's name instead.


svt vyshlh dysh ntnh
lv ntnh
lm ntnh
lch ntnh lchvt
vl ltnvk l nshr...

mh shh?
hlch, hlch, hlch vhlch...

d shmtz dysh chmh vmtvkh!

Game Instructions

1. "Stir" with index finger in baby's palm.
2. Fold baby's thumb.
3. Fold baby's index finger.
4. Fold baby's middle finger.
5. Fold baby's ring finger.
6. Wiggle baby's pinky.
7. Slowly walk index and middle fingers up baby's arm… and hand….
8. Reaching and tickling the armpit ….

Here's a version of this rhyme...

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Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Ariel Novoplansky for sharing this rhyme with the translation and actions.

Toda raba!