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Suggested Activities
Birth-8 months
Gross Motor Development
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Lay your baby on a play mat with soft objects dangling to encourage batting, kicking, and reaching.

 

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Encourage tummy time by placing colorful, soft toys within sight and slightly out of reach to encourage repositioning.

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Move baby safe objects with contrasting or bright colors back and forth to encourage tracking and movement. 

 

 

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Fine Motor Development

Help your baby to bring their hands together and to feel and explore different textured objects.

 

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Narrate play with phrases such as "Look at you reaching" and "You knocked down the blocks" to encourage body awareness.

Give your baby a variety of toys of different sizes and textures that encourage grasping such as rattles or soft squeezable toys. 

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