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  • Baby Brain Booster: Name Some Body Parts with a Song

    Build your child's recognition and hand-eye coordination skills by utilizing music and rhyme to name body parts.
    by Anna Santos-Villar . Published Aug 14, 2009
  • Make up a song or a chant as you show your toddler the different body parts and what they’re called. You can begin with classic rhyming songs or be more creative and think up newer chants.

    Brain research says: Just reaching for an object helps the brain develop hand-eye coordination. Plus, labeling or naming things helps children recognize words.

    • Leticia Peñano-Ho, Ph.D., clinical psychologist and neurotherapist, PsychPros, Inc., Xanland tower, Katipunan Ave., Quezon City
    • Mila De Leus-Bascon, preschool coordinator and Infant-Toddler Development Program educator, Community of Learners School for Children, New Manila, Quezon City
    • Brain Games by Jane Kemp, Claire Walters, and Dr. Dorothy Einon
    • Book for Toddler Years by Adrienne Popper

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