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Apr 6, 2020
For the 3-6 Month Old Your Time and your playfulness! Lie baby on your lap Facing you. Rub and Tap baby’s hands together in the mid-line.  Encourage baby to reach to your face and to explore his own Pausing waiting and taking turns, is the dance of connection Tap and rub baby’s feet together. Making...
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For the 3-6 Month Old Your baby is responding and engaging more often with you As parents, you feel your baby’s love which reinforces his/her love for you Baby enjoys playful back and forth interactions with you
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12-24 Months Old Activities What do you need: Any empty container with a lid Cut a ‘slot’ or hole in the lid Gather any items that are able to fit in the slot How To play: Depending on your child’s development,  start with something as simple as a card or a block work up to...
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Day 12 Continued  Play – Follow the Leader Make two identical “activity pads” using paper like the picture below. You need to copy the sequence of the person that starts. The one that can copy it correctly, gets to choose the next sequence. If you use coloured A4 cardboard, you can use your feet too...
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Day 12 Continued  Song: Put your Apple in the Air (Tune: Twinkle, twinkle little star) (Remember to do the actions) Put your apple in the air, Hold it high and leave it there Put your apple on your nose, Now reach down and touch your toes. Put your apple on your back, Now please lay...
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Day 12 Continued  Activity 2 – Threading an apple You will need: A paper plate or card Punch String or wool
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Day 12 Story – The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activity – Apple/Red What you need: Plain paper Black marker Red paper and glue Using a black marker, draw two apples on a piece of paper. Let your little one tear up pieces of red paper or if you have tissue paper, make it into little balls....
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6—9 Months Old  Babies are learning to use their arms and hands to Manipulate objects They are gaining a stable sitting position which frees their arms for use Babies are learning to shake, bang, pull and poke objects Both hands work together to bang objects and pass them from hand to hand Finger movements develop...
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12-24 Month Old Activities  What do you need An upside down bin,  but you could easily swap the bin out for a table top A plastic tray or even a kitchen floor. Different types of tape and scissors. How To play: Cut lengths of each type of tape Fold a tiny bit under on each...
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6-9 Months Old Everyday Objects as Toys Make your own shakers and rattles out of sealable containers with rice inside Formula tins are great for banging shaking and turning Tie toys onto a ribbon or string for baby to pull Look for objects with holes inside for baby to poke fingers into Finger foods encourage...
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Self Feeding Acclivities: What do you need: Handful of Cheerios. For older children: Use a chopstick, pencil or anything long and thin, being careful to make sure that there are no sharp ends on the item How To play: Show your little one how to stack the cheerios before eating them. For older children show...
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Day 11 continued Watch – Outer space
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Day 11 Continued Play – Sun and Moon Game What you need: Cut out shapes for the sun, moon, and stars in different colours x2 and “hide” the one set around the room, while you hold the second set in your hands. When you hold up your shape/colour, let them find the same one that you have...
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Day 11 Continued Song – Hey Diddle Diddle  Hey, diddle, diddle The cat played a fiddle The cow jumped over the moon The little dog laughed to see such fun And the dish ran away with the spoon
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Day 11 Continued Activity 2 – Sun & Moon Food Use food in the house to create a sun and a moon, circles and crescents.
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