Activities for babies

Activities for babies 0-6 months, 6-12 months, 9-12 months. Cognitive activities, physical activities, and sensory activities for babies created by educators specializing in early childhood development

96 Babies (Birth to 12 months) activities

Animal Name Memory Game

Game by: sumana

Ages: 12 to 36 months

Time: 15 mins

This game introduces animal names to the child. Also, children are encouraged to associate the picture of the animal picture to its name.

This Little Piggy

Poems & Rhymes by: Meghan

Ages: 6 to 30 months

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Baby becomes aware of different toes on a foot while building up anticipation of the tickle.

Wash Your Hands (Hepatitis song)

Song by: Seattlemum

Ages: 12 to 48 months

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The "hepatitis song" reminding people to wash their hands, thus stopping spread of disease. The ditty stuck in my head for 25 years,...

Beehive Counting Practice

Poems & Rhymes by: Susanna

Ages: 6 to 30 months

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A clever little poem to teach your child how to count with their fingers.

Sally Sells Seashells

Poems & Rhymes by: Susanna

Ages: 0 to 36 months

Time:

A classic tongue twister for summer. Fun to try when collecting shells at the beach.

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Song by: Meghan

Ages: 0 to 60 months

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The unofficial anthem of baseball, sung by fans of baseball everywhere.

Little Bo Peep

Poems & Rhymes by: MotherGoose

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 2 mins

Popular English nursery rhyme about a shepherdess who has lost her sheep.

Patty Cake

Poems & Rhymes by: MotherGoose

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

Rhyme about making a cake.

Tie Dye Art

Arts & Crafts by: Nancy M.

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 35 mins

Simple craft that blends colors to make beautiful artwork.

Painting Salt with Watercolors

Arts & Crafts by: Nancy M.

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 1 hour

Kids will enjoy watching the salt absorb the paint with this creative activity!

Which Hand?

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 60 months

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Play a fun guessing game with your tot.

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear

Poems & Rhymes by: sumana

Ages: 6 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

Get your kids moving by singing this cute Teddy Bear rhyme!

Alex Builds a Robot

Story by: AugustW

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Five-year-old Alex learns a little lesson about electricity.

An Art with Salt

Arts & Crafts by: sumana

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Salt not only adds taste to our food but it can help us make beautiful art!

Painting Rocks

Arts & Crafts by: Nancy M.

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Kids love to "paint" rocks with water and watch them change color!

Farmyard Father's Day

Story by: AugustW

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Lara wants to give her Dad the best Father's Day ever.

Dyed Pasta

Arts & Crafts by: Nancy M.

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 8 hours 45 mins

Create colorful "beads" out of pasta to use for necklaces or other crafts!

Drumming On Drums

Experiments by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Learn about different materials and the sounds they make

Mommy and Me Hand Printing

Arts & Crafts by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Make an easy "Finger Painting" with ink pads.

Waiting Song

Song by: MamaLicia

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 3 mins

Builds patience for babies, toddlers and younger kids. Singing the waiting song lets them know that [ person / food / thing ] is on the way and...