Phone Number Jingle

May 23rd, 2023
kids
When the kids were little and we were at the kind of event where they might get separated from us, I'd write my phone number on tape and stick it to their backs:

Anna at NEFFA 2019, age 3

The kids are getting older now, and are playing independently enough that it would be good if they always had my phone number. Lily (9yo) has had a piece of paper in her backpack for a while now, but unless she's going to or from school she won't have it with her. Several rounds of "repeat after me" weren't working, so this weekend we made up a song for it. After just a few times singing it she has it down.

This may be a trick that works unusually well for Lily, since she's pretty musical, but the popularity of jingles for phone numbers in advertising makes me think this would work for others?

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