Stick out your tongue!

Your baby learns from you. They like to watch your face and copy your expressions.

All you need for this game is you and your baby. You can play it at home, in the park, on the bus - wherever you are.

It goes like this

Face your baby. They can be on your knee or in your arms.

Stick your tongue out.

Wait a few seconds, then try it again.

Keep doing this and see if your baby copies you.

If your baby copies you, stick your tongue out again.

You might feel silly, but this sort of game helps babies learn about communicating back and forth with people.

Good to know

This game helps babies learn language even before they start speaking.

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