My boys and I picked (no pun intended) up The Blue’s Clues Nursery Rhymes Treasury, during our last visit to the library. By chance, I turned to the following page and read aloud. I was amazed at how the play on words caught their attention, and how much laughter ensued – reading after tongue tied reading (until they got sick of it for the day).
I’m sharing it here for those of you who are not familiar with this version, or any version of Peter Piper. I bet your kids will like it, especially if you try and read it fast…
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked.
If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
Where’s the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?
The Daddy Brain Version
Peter Parker picked a peck of pickled poop.
A peck of pickled poop Peter Parker patiently picked.
If Peter Parker tried to pass off the pickled poop as pickled peppers, would his friends be pissed?
And remember, you are not alone…