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Learning activities for Infants/babies ages birth through 18 months.

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Are you looking for activities to do with your infant? As a former early childhood teacher, I can vouch for the importance of developmentally appropriate interactions with infants and how it benefits their growth. It helps them thrive physically and mentally. As a mom, being able to use activity ideas with my children when they were infants was a great way to spend quality time together.

Infant Development Activities

Infant development activities app. Great ideas for how to play with your baby to encourage infant development.

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Pattern activities for infants, toddlers and preschool kids plus why patterns are important.

Patterns for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschool | The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide

Pattern activities for infants, toddlers, preschool and why teaching children about patterns is important. 9 pattern activities ideas included!

Encouraging Independence: Eating with a Spoon - I Can Teach My Child!

Encouraging Independence: Eating with a Spoon - I Can Teach My Child!

Learning to use a spoon is a dirty job. There's no way around it...this skill set requires on-the-job training. As much as it makes you cringe to think of

Homemade Texture Book: The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide: Infant Activities

Infant Activities | The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide

A big list of infant activities to help engage your infant in learning in developmentally appropriate (and simple) ways.

Sticky Ball Fine Motor Activity for Infants and Toddlers-takes 5 minutes to prep.

Infant Activities | The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide

A big list of infant activities to help engage your infant in learning in developmentally appropriate (and simple) ways.

Prep this activity in 5 minutes! Sticky Ball fine motor activity for infants and toddlers is so fun to watch your child explore.

'Sticky Ball' Fine Motor Activity for Infants | The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide

Two supplies and 5 minutes gets you a simple and fun fine motor activity for infants to encourage grasping, passing and problem solving. 6 months old & up.

Make your own DIY contrast cards for babies to encourage infants visual stimulation and sensory activity.

DIY Contrast Cards for Babies | The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide

Make your own DIY contrast cards for babies to encourage infant visual stimulation and sensory activity. These are so easy!

A fun hands-on art and science activity for preschoolers! This is great for fine motor and sensory fun. Rainbow ice painting preschool activity is a lot of science and art plus it uses supplies you have at home already.

Rainbow Ice Painting Preschool Activity | The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide

With Spring arriving in much of the country, this is a great time to celebrate the colors of the rainbow and bring back some of our favorite science experiments and rainbow ice painting preschool activity for our kids!

9 Tips for Painting with Infants | The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide

9 Tips for Painting with Infants | The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide

Tips for painting with infants. Painting with infants is not all messy and unpredictable. Try these tips to set up painting with infants in your home.

A fun hands-on art and science activity for preschoolers! This is great for fine motor and sensory fun. Rainbow ice painting preschool activity is a lot of science and art plus it uses supplies you have at home already.

Preschool Activities | The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide

Simple, frugal preschool activities to do at home whether you homeschool preschool, supplement at home or need preschool activities for a rainy day.

Toddler Time: Touchy-Feely Activity - I Can Teach My Child!

Toddler Time: Touchy-Feely Activity - I Can Teach My Child!

We used lots of items from around the house to talk about sensory descriptors like soft, rough, smooth, sticky, and bumpy. This would be a perfect

Tips for painting with infants. The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide: Infant Activities

9 Tips for Painting with Infants | The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide

Tips for painting with infants. Painting with infants is not all messy and unpredictable. Try these tips to set up painting with infants in your home.

So simple! This activity uses tape as an activity for toddlers to work on fine motor skills...and keep them busy exploring.

Fine Motor Activity for Toddlers with Tape | The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide

Toddler activities are the most effective when they are simple. Toddlers are very creative-that is why we often find them on top of tables, digging through the cupboards or tasting the water in the water table that may or may not have been in there a little too long…toddlers are little explorers. I think this …

Infants often dislike tummy time. Giving them a simple sensory bin for babies can keep them playing (and getting stronger) longer. Simple baby activities are a nice way to introduce sensory exploration and language to infants. (PLUS, as moms, it gives us a feeling of actually teaching our infants and engaging with them.)

Sensory Bin for Infants

Cloth napkin sensory bin for babies encourages tummy time. Infants often dislike tummy time, but a simple sensory bin for babies will encourage tummy time.

Crash Course in Child Development: Preschool | The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide

Preschoolers learn quickly. They can be challenging too! This crash course in child development: preschool will help us navigate parenting preschoolers.

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”  –       Pablo Picasso

Petite Picasso: Scribbling with Baby

Babies aren't too young to begin making art of their own! This Petite Picasso activity allows your baby the freedom to explore crayons and their markings.

Creating DIY books for babies is a simple way to introduce babies and toddlers to reading and books while creating an infant activity they can play with for months and years.

DIY Books For Babies

Creating DIY books for babies is a simple way to encourage a love for books and reading. You can personalize these DIY books for babies in a number of ways.

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