To put her off a) catching tongueitis or b) getting it stuck I told her that a ferocious spider lives up there.
I know, I know, the word ferocious was unecessary, but it just fell out of my cavernous mouth.
That there may be a spider lurking is fact. Many an eight legged wee beasty has been saved from the slippy slidy confines of our bath and thrust out of the window to pastures new.
The 4 year old spent the remainder of her bath sitting as far away as possible, almost on the 3 year olds knee, keeping one eye on the tap at all times.
The 3 year old, who has had another ear infection and is virtually deaf again, only heard the word 'spider' causing him to look suspiciously around the bath for, I can only assume, the water skiing variety of spider.