19 August 2003

Things to do to stimulate your baby

Here are a few great ways of stimulating your baby this month.

  • Help her to put things into containers and to take them out again.
  • If your baby has a sandpit, cover toys with sand and let him look for them.
  • Toys to pull or push such as a wagon will encourage walking.
  • Use simple language but don’t use baby-speak.
  • Speak to your child and teach him the names of different objects.
  • “Read” books to together. Point and name items.
  • Play clapping games.

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