Piggety Wiggety

Miller, Susan A.
April 2005
Scholastic Parent & Child;Apr/May2005, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p80
The article presents information on the sense of humor of three-year-old children. Young three year olds are also amused with themselves when they accidentally do something ridiculous, such as put their jackets on inside out or use a toothbrush to brush their hair. They try out goofy things, like throwing stuffed animals up in the air or wildly splashing water with plastic spoons. If a parent happens to repeat a child's silly rhyme, such as "piggety, wiggety," they're delighted. Parents are children's best teacher when it comes to nurturing a love of laughter and instilling sensitivity about what's funny.


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