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Alert Attention

When your baby is awake, here's some fun ways to engage her.

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Bag Books

Make bag books for your baby to talk about what he sees and feels in each bag.

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Body Instruments

Show your infant that some of his body parts can be instruments.

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Cereal Spill

Help build your child's fine motor skills by doing this activity with him.

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Clapping Game

Sing this song with your infant.

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Dancing with Baby

Activity to help you have physical contact with your baby, helping soothe him/her.

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Face Time with Baby

infant thrive on positive interaction with adults. Here is a way to support your child's development

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Floor Time

Place your baby on a soft blanket, futon, or towel on the floor to give her a chance to look at new

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Food Building Blocks

Teach your child about different foods with these fun building blocks.

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Goodnight Room

Try this activity to put your baby to bed.

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I See You

Although babies cannot yet communicate with words, a large part of their early brain development occ

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I See You

Interact with your infant as she discovers through play.

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Introducing Textures

Introduce different textures to your baby.

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Kick, Kick, Kick

As you do daily activities with your child use language to interact with your child.

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Lullaby for Baby

When it's time for your baby to sleep, softly sing your child a lullaby.

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Make a Special Story Time Book

Make a special story book for your child based on the "Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See" book

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Make Your Own Drum

Engage your little one with music using things found around your home.

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Make-believe Play

Play "make-believe" with your baby.

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Massage My Gums

Expose your child to gum cleaning, a precursor to brushing teeth.

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Nursing Time

When your baby is nursing, here's some ways to bond with him.

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Picture Gallery

Help your infant recognize and identify friends and family members in his life by doing this activit

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Pictures and Mobiles

Place pictures or posters on the wall next to your baby's crib to engage your child.

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Play Time, Work Time

Engage your baby as you do household chores.

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Play with Sounds

During everyday routines, respond to the facial expressions and sounds that your baby makes.

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Read, Read, Read

Helpful tips to engage your baby in reading.

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Read, Read, Read

Reading aloud to your baby is an important form of stimulation, exposing her to early ways of commun

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Rock and Roll Rattle

Make your own rattle to encourage your baby to reach or move toward it.

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Sensory Board

Create a board of various objects and talk to your infant about the items, using descriptive words t

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Singing and Movement

During everyday activities, sing to or play simple games with your baby.

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Soothing Your Infant

Calming techniques that you can try with your baby when he is anxious, upset, or sad.

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Swaying, Swaying

This is a calming activity that you and your child can do together.

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Things to Taste

Encourage your child to explore new tastes and textures.

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Tummy Time with Contrasting Cards

Make tummy time more engaging by creating contrasting cards for your child to explore.

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Watching a Toy Go Out of Sight

This interactive activity is a great activity that you can do with your infant to encourage him/her

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