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Body Instruments

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

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Chore Tunes

While your child does daily routines, have them add a little music to their routine.

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Clapping Game

Sing this song with your infant.

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Copy Me

When your baby is watching you, encourage her to copy you.

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Counting Poem

This is a fun poem to help your child learn to count.

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Counting Steps

Be creative with your child when doing this activity. Make up your own steps.

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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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Drying Song

Make learning fun, even while taking a bath!

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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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Finger and Thumbs, Legs, and Toes

Help your child explore their body parts by singing this rhythm.

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Follow the Leader

A fun activity you can do with your child that encourages following directions and hands on learning

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Following Directions

Make following directions fun by using games, music, and dancing.

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Fun with Finger Play (2)

Finger plays for you to do with your little one.

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Fun with Finger Play (3)

Finger plays for you to do with your little one.

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Fun with Movement

Movement activity to do with your child.

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Fun With Nursery Rhymes

Share nursery rhymes with your child, adding hand motions that go with the rhymes.

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Goodnight Room

Try this activity to put your baby to bed.

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Holiday Colors

As each holiday or special celebration comes around, talk to your child about what it represents and

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Jan Ken Po (Junk an’ a po)

Teach your child Jan Ken Po to decide who goes first when taking turns

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Keeping the Beat

Introduce your child to rhythms and beats.

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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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Kolea (Golden Plover)

Look for the kolea in grassy areas around your neighborhood and do fun activities to learn more abou

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Let’s Pretend

The sky's the limit on what you and your child can pretend to be or do.

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Let’s Sing

Here's a variety of songs to sing 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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Massage My Gums

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

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More Fun with Movement

Movement activity to do with your child.

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Pantomine (Charades) for Kids

Movement activities for your child

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Poetry in Motion

Movement activity that encourages your child to act out the poem.

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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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Shake and Sing

Make your own noisemaker to use as an instrument while singing songs.

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Sing While You Work

Sing songs during routine activities to make them fun.

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Singing and Movement

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

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Singing in the Bath

Make learning fun, even in the bathtub!

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Sounds and Rhythm

Let your child experiment with making different sounds.

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Swaying, Swaying

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

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Syllables

Recite words to poems or songs to break down words into syllables.

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Thumb-in-the-Box Finger Play

Fun finger plays that you can do with your child.

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Weather Watch

Look outside and talk about the weather.

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