Young children learn through play. When young children are actively involved in their own learning and having fun at it, they learn better. You can support their learning by engaging them playfully in everyday activities. The activities on our site are based on everyday experiences, use materials commonly found in the home, and most importantly designed to encourage children’s healthy development in all areas (physical, social emotional, language and literacy, and cognitive).

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Your child will love this interactive activity

What You Need:

  • Baby oil or lotion (*optional)

What To Do:

  1. When baby is alert, place him on his back on a blanket.

  2. Warm up your hands by gently rubbing them together with baby oil or lotion (*optional).

  3. Sing “The Wheels On The Bus” while gently massaging baby:

The wheels on the bus go round and round.

Round and round. Round and round.

The wheels on the bus go round and round. All through the town

(gently move his legs in a circle, as if riding a bicycle).

  1. Continue singing about: the wipers on the bus go swish swish swish (gently move his arms back and forth); the horn on the bus goes beep beep beep (gently tap the bottom of baby’s feet); and the people on the bus go up and down (stroke baby’s arms from shoulder to wrist)