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97 Ways to Make a Baby Laugh

3.32  ·  Rating Details ·  37 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Chortle. Giggle. Titter and guffaw. And smile, smile, smile. The happiest of books is back, in full, glorious, happy color. It’s the perfect shower gift. Essential for grandparents. The most cheerful book in the parenting section.

These 97 games, sight gags, parlor tricks, and practical jokes require no special talent, use just the simplest household items as props, and ac
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Paperback, 112 pages
Published January 5th 1997 by Workman Publishing Company
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Sarah Sammis
Jun 09, 2007 Sarah Sammis rated it it was ok
The best part of 97 Ways to Make a Baby Laugh is its introduction as it describes the joyful sound of a baby laughing and the lengths adults will go to cheer up a crying baby.

The book then goes on to outline 97 methods to make "Baby" laugh. Some of the suggestions are no brainers (like blowing bubbles through a straw into a beverage) and some might be cute if "Baby" is part of a large extended and nearby family. The bulk of them though are real handcraft that sound destructive, time consuming a
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Rebecca Perini
Nov 26, 2016 Rebecca Perini rated it it was amazing
A nice collection of silly to-dos for baby and you.
Rickey
Jan 02, 2012 Rickey rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Parents with 5-6 month olds to 14 month olds.
The pages are not numbered; the only numbers are the "97 Ways." So, my "page numbers" will be the numbers of the ways I am interested in noting - either to try in the future or that worked well so far.

Added note - many of these "Ways to Make A Baby Laugh" seem to be written for 6 month olds. That is when the author admits that incongruities become funny for babies.

Our son seems to be doing great at smiling and laughing at just the joy of learning for the time being. Maybe we will come back to th
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A cute $1 find at the Friends of the Library annual book sale.
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Most of these ways require LOTS of people or LOTS of supplies.
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