Sing a Song
My birthday cake is pink and white (Make round circle with arms)
Lighted candles make it bright.
1,2,3,4,5 purple candles (Hold up fingers)
What a pretty sight. (Wiggle fingers)
Sesame Street: Elmo's World – Birthdays
Have your child draw a picture of the family members who live with you. Then practice counting the people forward and backward. Talk about when each family member will celebrate a birthday.
Read a Book
Here are two book recommendations for today. Check out the picture book collection at your local library, where there are lots of books to choose from! Find nearby libraries.
- The Backwards Birthday Party by Tom Chapin and John Forster; llustrated by Chuck Groenink
- Ling & Ting Share a Birthday by Grace Lin