Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes

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Play, sing and read with this popular nursery rhyme. It’s called Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes.

This is a fun song that you can sing to your baby. Point to each body part in the song as you go. Your baby will start to learn the words for their body and face.

Try getting faster with each line.

The song goes:

Head, shoulders, knees and toes, knees and toes.

Head, shoulders, knees and toes, knees and toes.

And eyes and ears and mouth and nose.

Head, shoulders, knees and toes, knees and toes.

You can do this nursery rhyme just the two of you or with friends and family.

Songs like this help your baby learn new words and understand the world around them. This one in particular will help them learn the names of body parts. In time, they might be able to follow along with the words or actions. You can add other body parts – can your little one point to their legs, hair, teeth, or ankles?

Children like hearing their favourite rhymes lots, so you can repeat it whenever you like.

Good to know

Through this simple song, your child is learning about body parts and how to put things in order.