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Finger Family Rhymes- you won’t stop singing!

The ‘Finger Family Rhymes’ – also called the ‘Daddy finger’ rhymes – are one of the most popular nursery rhymes. Children love to sing this rhyme and it is included in many preschool songs as it makes learning fun. The Internet is full of animated and colorful videos of this rhyme that bring its lyrics to life.

The Finger Family rhyme got popular somewhere around the year 2007 when it was uploaded on YouTube with the name of ‘Finger Family’. Over the years, this rhyme became very popular and now it is one of the best baby songs to sing.

About the lyrics:

Once you’ll listen to the finger family nursery rhyme, you’ll get addicted to it as it has a catchy tone. It starts like this: ‘Daddy finger, Daddy finger, where are you? Here I am, here I am, how do you do?’, and the list goes on by calling out the names of all the family members. The thumb is called the daddy finger while it’s fun to call the pointing finger as ‘mommy finger’. Then there is the brother, sister, and baby finger too.

This is a perfect children song and you’ll love to sing along with them too. Babies and toddlers giggle while singing and they find it interesting to touch their fingers when they call out each of them.

Takeaways for children:

The Family Finger rhyme is a colorful and attractive nursery rhyme and it offers a beautiful way of learning. It accelerates phonic awareness and allows the children to follow directions. Babies, preschoolers, and toddlers love to sing it with joy because it is fun and easy to learn. The family finger rhyme teaches basic learning skills, boosts memory, and makes the children enjoy every bit of it. Not only children, but the adults too love to sing the baby song because of its catchy lyrics and tone.