Looking for something fun to do with your little one? Take a treasure walk together!
Becoming a parent myself, I’ve been amazed at how much I appreciate my parents’ wisdom from my own growing up.
Drawing on the easel has become a favorite activity for baby boy. It helps him develop his imagination and fine motor skills, as well. It also provides a quiet activity for him — a welcome change!
Help your baby’s older sibling create a custom set of infant flash cards. Use a thick black marker and white poster board to create a stimulating set of cards that both kids will love. (0-2 mos)
Using either a book or toys as props, go through all the sound effects of transportation vehicles. From planes to trains and automobiles, rev your way through each one, especially those you see most often in your neighborhood. (12 mos & up)
Got far flung family members? Arrange a weekly video call on the computer and let your baby get to know those friendly faces across the miles. (6-8 mos)
“I love when Kalen’s face lights up after he figures something out. My advice is to give them room to be explorers, and be wholeheartedly in the moment when they want to share it with you!”
- Chrissy A.
Mom to Kalen