Educational Games For Infants

Here are some fun and simple play ideas for you and your baby:

  • Read books, sing songs, and recite nursery rhymes together.
  • Teach your baby how to hold, drop and roll different balls.
  • Play with rattles, bells and other toys that make noise.
  • Put toys around your baby to encourage movement.
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    What games can you play with a newborn?

    Here are some play ideas for newborn babies:

  • Sing, chat, tickle, count toes, blow raspberries – simple things are best for newborns.
  • Make faces, smile, laugh, roll your eyes or poke out your tongue.
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    What are back and forth games for babies?

    “Back and forth play” is probably something you are already doing. Your child initiates an action or conversation, you respond positively, and this prompts a second response from him. You are simply “turn-taking” with your child, but focused on what he is choosing to do. via

    How do I get my baby to play with every age?

  • Offer interesting objects for your baby to look at.
  • Place your baby so that she can kick or hit at a mobile or rattle.
  • Make everyday routines playful.
  • Share books together.
  • Offer interesting objects to touch.
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    How do I keep my 7 month old entertained?

    Encourage movement by placing toys around baby where they must move to reach them. Helps baby learn to crawl. Sitting Up to Play: Since baby can sit independently, sit on the floor and roll a ball to baby. Encourage them to roll it back using both hands so they can't use them for support. via

    How do you play with a 0 3 month old baby?

  • Cycle Time. Strengthen your baby's abdominal muscles and increase his body awareness by gently moving his legs in a cycling motion.
  • Mesmerizing Mobiles.
  • Balancing Act.
  • Imitation.
  • Wonderful Wearing.
  • Marvelous Mirrors.
  • Swing Together.
  • Black and White.
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    Do newborns get bored?

    Although a very young baby can't hold toys or take part in games, even the newest of newborns will get bored and lonely if his caregivers don't interact with him during most of his wakeful periods. via

    How do you entertain a baby?

    Smile, stick out your tongue, and make other expressions for your infant to study, learn, and imitate. Use a favorite toy for your newborn to focus on and follow, or shake a rattle for your infant to find. Let your baby spend some awake time on his or her tummy to help strengthen the neck and shoulders. via

    What games can you play with a 3 month old baby?

    Here are some ideas:

  • Foot Rattles With Towel Roll Under Bottom. By rolling a towel to lift the hips a bit, you may be able to help your little one see their feet with colorful socks or foot rattles on them.
  • Singing, Talking, and Kissing Baby.
  • Strategic Toy Placement On Baby's Activity Gym.
  • A Toy On Baby's Chest.
  • Balloons.
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    How do I teach my baby to pass a toy?

    Rattles that fit small hands comfortably; start with wrist wrattles, then move onto those with two handles or grasping surfaces, which will eventually allow baby to pass the rattle from hand to hand, an important skill. They're also good for relief when teething begins. via

    How do I teach my baby to clap her hands? (video)

    Why do babies bite your face?

    For babies, biting, pinching and hair-pulling helps them work out cause and effect, usually at around 6-12 months. It's a way of exploring and getting to know their world. For example, your baby bites you and then watches to see what you'll do. via

    When should I start teaching my baby ABC?

    Most children begin recognizing some letters between the ages of 2 and 3 and can identify most letters between 4 and 5. This means that you can start teaching your child the alphabet when he's around 2 — but don't expect full mastery for some time. via

    How can I stimulate my baby's brain development?

  • Responsive, nurturing, positive experiences: Everyday experiences help shape your baby's brain—from your daily routines to the people your baby comes in contact with.
  • Fun activities: Talking, reading and singing to your baby are all fun and easy ways to help them grow.
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    What should I do with my baby everyday?

    Cuddling and playing

  • making eye contact, smiling and talking.
  • singing nursery rhymes.
  • taking your baby for a walk.
  • reading or telling them a story.
  • making faces.
  • blowing raspberries.
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