Mu Thimcheall, Mu Thimcheall

Mu thimcheall, mu thimcheall
Teadaidh dol air iomrall.
Aon cheum, dà cheum,
Agus teadaidh 'dol gad dhiogladh.

Repeat several times on one side then repeat again with the other hand. Also try tracing on feet, backs, bellies – anywhere!

Use different voices such as a teddy voice and squeaky mouse voice to create suspense and add extra fun.

In a group, children can walk in a circle, holding hands. Children drop hands and all say ‘One step, two steps…’ then all children tickle the child in front of them under their arms as they say ‘Tickly under there!’ This can be repeated, walking, turning and tickling in the opposite direction.