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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
Story —The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activity— Sun & Moon You will need: Paper plates Paint Paper, ‘Koki’s or crayon Scissors And either a split pin or a paper clip. Decorate half the plate black, the other blue, and stick stars and a moon on the black half, the sun and clouds on the blue. Cut the...Read More
Who Are We
The Moms and Tots Group was founded in 1993 by Petra Lombard after she became aware of the keen interest of mothers to learn more about how to stimulate their young child in a healthy and balanced way.