Baby fun... ♪ Baby Einstein - Lullaby Time ♪
’50 Activities Just for your Toddler
clean face washer, non-slip rubber, rock,
wood, plastic from sandwich bag, paper, card, fabric.
Use hot gun to glue all onto a box lid
Cut a large hole in the side of a 3 litre milk bottle
or carton/box. Collect objects baby can 'post'
eg jar / bottle lids, cotton reels, shells, balls, small toys
fruit, animals, cups, plastic spoons.
Find interesting textures for baby..
sit them near you and hand the baby one at a time,
while watching and guarding.
eg large piece of orange peel, whole banana, whole apple/slices/slinky, celery, carrot, cucumber, bean,
When they begin chewing, give another texture.
Try small bottles, mirror, tiny cups, ziplock plastic bag,
funnel, measuring cups and spoons, bowls, lids,
cardboard roll, short handled wooden paddles...
crackly paper. Repeat words to baby.
Have baby feel flowers, leaves, bark, trunk, stones, shells, sand- let it fall from your fingers.
Laughingkidslearn/babies-fabric pull box
Sit them in high-chair and place on the tray
for their hands to squish and wipe about.
eg water, soft foods -mushy banana, potato, strawberries, kiwi, noodles/macaroni,
raw or softly boiled egg.
Sing to the baby often,
Say rhymes, like 'This little piggy went to market'.
fill a wash bowl/play tub with water, sit baby in it or near it and pass them -eg funnel, cups, spoons, flannel,
bottles, blow through straws.
1) Colour Scavenger Hunt. Explore, hunt for colours
2) Ice Painting. A great sensory experience
3) Cutting Playdough. practice cutting/plastic cutter
4) Summer Sensory Tray. - small world play
5) Bean Bag Fun. make bean bags
5) Mini Discovery Bottles
Pipe cleaner weaving in colander
or on cake cooler.