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  • Enjoy this simple fingerplay with your two-year-old.
  • Recite the poem and hold up the correct finger.

Mommy bought an egg. (little finger)
Daddy cracked it open. (ring finger)
Sister put it in the pan. (middle finger)
Brother cooked it. (index finger)
And this little fellow ate it all up. (thumb)

  • Use the names of friends, relatives, and even favorite animals.
  • Talk about all the different ways that you can cook eggs. Choose one way-over-easy, hard-boiled, poached, or scrambled-and show your child how to cook the egg.
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