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

Kick the Ball, Throw the Ball, Roll the Ball

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Teach your child the names of different gross motor skills.

If the Shoe Fits

Experiments by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 48 months

Time:

Teach your child about spatial volume with this experiment in trying on clothes.

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Song by: Bijou

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

Popular song to be sung as a round by multiple people, each group starting the song at a new line.

I Spy

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time:

A fun game to play anywhere, anytime.

Let’s Wash our Hands!

Poems & Rhymes by: Lily Erlic

Ages: 12 to 42 months

Time: 4 mins

Rhyme to encourage hand-washing. First ask children when they wash their hands. Then ask, “How do we wash our hands?”

Baby Dreams of...

Arts & Crafts by: Susanna

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Newborns sleep most of the day. Do this fun activity while they sleep and show them the finished product when they wake up!

You Brush My Teeth, I'll Brush Yours

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Make brushing your teeth interactive and fun! Help children to be more comfortable with you helping them brush well by letting them brush your...

Pairs

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

A card game that you can use to teach anything from numbers to animal names.

Hallway Camping

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time:

Make a tent in your hallway and enjoy camping with your child...indoors!

Hide and Seek Alphabet

Game by: Nancy M.

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Can your child find all the letters?

Welcome to First Grade

Story by: Nancy M.

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Kelly is ready to head back to school and be in first grade!

Tether Ball

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time:

An easy game to keep your child entertained with a beach ball.

Balloon Fight!

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Have some family fun with this rowdy indoor game to work out your kid's energy.

Catch the Ice Cube

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 42 months

Time: 15 mins

A simple but slippery game for little kids. Great for hot summer days!

Cup Drinking Practice

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 24 months

Time: 15 mins

Teach your child how to drink from different containers in a controlled setting.

Zoo Poem

Poems & Rhymes by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 36 months

Time:

A fill-in-the-blank poem that you can chant together at the zoo or when looking at a book about animals.

Shaving Cream Letters

Arts & Crafts by: Nancy M.

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Your child will love writing letters in shaving cream!

Clothespin Letter Matching

Game by: Nancy M.

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Help your child to recognize uppercase and lowercase letters with this fun matching game!

Rubber Banjo

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 48 months

Time: 20 mins

An easy to make and fun to play little instrument for little fingers.

Fill in the Blank

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 0 to 30 months

Time: 5 mins

Encourage memory and linguistic proficiency by having your child finish the lines of their favorite songs and rhymes.