We’ve got what you need—simple crafts, DIY activities, sensory fun, new ways to play, and other playtime ideas—for children ages 7-12 months.
We love sensory bottles: a mess-free way to stimulate your little one’s senses
This fun activity looks so simple—but it supports fine motor and gross motor skills, hand-eye coordination, grasping, and core strength
Your baby will love squishing the bag while moving around its contents
Babies love to take objects out of containers and put them back in (but mostly taking them out!)
Here are some ideas for how to make your Lovevery toys last well past the infant months
From developing neural pathways to bonding, from encouraging language development to the calming effect of endorphin release, music is almost magical in its impact
Your baby will need to problem-solve to get toys out of the basket—then comes the sweet victory of rescuing their toy from the "spider web"
Encourage fine motor and gross skills, build core strength, strengthen hand-eye coordination, and improve grasping skills
This activity gives your little one the opportunity to practice their coordination and balance while both sides of their body are moving independently
Your baby will love it if you can dedicate a cupboard or drawer in the spaces that you often spend time in—the bathroom and kitchen especially—though we know extra space can be a luxury
Encourage fine motor and gross motor skills with this simple household item
All the senses that are engaged during this special time encourage their brain to really focus and pay attention
The sink, the tub, a hose on low drip, a tray on the floor—there are so many ways to play with water and babies love them all!
You’ll soon find out that there’s an endless stream of objects inside your home and outdoors that are often more interesting to her than actual toys
Researchers have found that parents can help their children perform better in school by teaching math concepts early
Your baby will love exploring simple tasks like turning the lights on and off, opening and closing doors, and “helping” you make coffee or get a glass of water.
|August 1, 2018