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Here are the Ladys Knives and Forks

Here are the Ladys Knives and Forks

“Here are the Lady’s Knives and Forks” also known as “Here are Mother’s Knives and Forks” is a quite tricky finger play action rhyme. All small children seem to enjoy finger play and although this rhyme was first written down in the nineteenth century, but still it may well be order.

Hands are first held back to back with the fingers interlaced and pointing upwards to show the knives and forks, then, with fingers still interwoven, the hands are turned over to form the table. Next, the two little fingers are held up in a triangle as the mirror and finally the index fingers are raised in the triangle to complete the baby’s cradle.

“Here are the Lady’s Knives and Forks” Lyrics

Here are the lady’s knives and forks,
Here is the lady’s table,
Here is the lady’s looking-glass,
And here is the baby’s cradle.

Here are the lady’s knives and forks,
Here is the lady’s table,
Here is the lady’s looking-glass,
And here is the baby’s cradle.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ's) based on “Here are the Lady’s Knives and Forks”

Answer : It is the duty of parents to develop some good values ​​in children and eating habits is also one of them , the use of cutlery for children to sit on the table and eat food from civilization is the most essential. When children sit at the table and eat food with a knife, they seem very civilized, children start developing self-feeding skills right from birth. It is often not until they are about 7 years of age that a child can use a knife and fork together to cut food and is truly independent from self-feeding.

Answer : Children usually start using knives and forks at the age of seven. This is the age when the child starts learning table manners because before that the grip of the hands of the child is not strong enough to use the knife and cut carefully.

Answer : Cutlery is used to move food from the pot to the mouth, children sit on the table and use cutlery seems to be very civilized. The utility of the fork, of course, lies in extending the reach of the human hand, so that one may stab something and bring it.

Answer : “Here are the Lady’s Knives and Forks” also known as “Here are Mother’s Knives and Forks” .

Answer : The rhyme was firstly written in nineteen century.

Answer : To cut the items in your plate, hold the knife in your right hand and the fork in your left hand, the tines facing down. Bend your wrists so that your index fingers are pointing down towards your plate. Then, hold the food down with the fork by applying pressure through the index finger.

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