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Day 5
Age: From 4 Months Old Who says that babies only need lullabies and Mozart? Shake up your musical menu and have a little dance party a deux.  Different beats, different jargon different flavours of music all stimulate parts of the brain, as well as  helping your baby develop language and social skills. And whether iits...
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Age: From 3 Months Old Your baby loves having the chance to watch your face and this game will help sharpen their visual skills too. Hold your baby as close as you can, they can focus best on objects about 20cm to 35 cm from their face. When they are gazing into your eyes slowly...
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1a Time for Bonding (0-3 month old) Your baby is learning the rhythms of sleep, feeding, digestion and elimination When wake, she needs to be held cuddled and talked to Getting to know her rhythms and responding to her needs develops trust and binding You are your baby’s most important and favourite toy Touch your...
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Age: From 2 Months Old Your baby will soon be able to raise their head up for a second or two lying on their tummy. If they are happy in this position, roll a brightly coloured ball across her line of vision, about 60cm from their body.  
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Stimulating development through the power of Touch! Skin is the largest sensory organ – it ‘contains’ your baby Regular massage enhances the parent infant bond The touch experienced by an infant is critical for growth, physical development and emotional well being Written by the developer of Moms and Babes, Kate Baily (Occupational Therapist) and Nicky...
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Activity 2 Now use the 10X paper bone shapes and Sing ythe “This Old Man” song. When you get to the aprt “give the dog a bone” have your child put a bone int he dog’s mouth. As the child places the bone in the dog’s mouth the other children should continue singing When they...
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Activity – Give the Dog a Bone You will need: Two paper Cups (Substitute toilet troll if need be) Coloured paper Pom Pom Black Marker Either tape or glue the two cups together. Draw and paste the ears and tongue. Cut out 10 bones.
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Story – Are you my Mother? Activity – Cupcake Dog You will need: A cupcake Icing Oreos (or equivalent) Smarties / chocolate buttons Decorate as per the picture below. Enjoy! 
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Play – Tic Tac Toe (Inside or Outside) You will need:  Sticks/ pavers / pegs /pool noodle/chop sticks Use your imagination to make the outline. Look around and use either stones / balls / paper plates / socks to play the game. The child with the first line of three wins.
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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.

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