Activities for 4-6 month old babies

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Infant activities ( 4 to 12 months ), Kids Activities

Circular movement

Benefits

Gross motor, fine motor and sensorial development

Age

After 3 months

Materials needed

Any safe objects

  • Keep different textured toys/objects around the baby.
  • Let them move in a circular motion and grab it.
  • Keeping different textured material helps for sensorial development

Circular movement

Benefits

Gross motor, fine motor and sensorial development

Age

After 3 months

Materials needed

Different textured clothes

  • Keep different textured clothes and let the baby explore them. I have kept cotton, silk, fleece, wool etc.
  • It is not safe to keep the clothes on mouth as the thread may get struck inside. So , please be careful while doing this .

Scooting /Forward movement

Benefits

Gross motor, fine motor and sensorial development

Age

After 3 months

Materials needed

Any safe objects , kitchen items

  • After the circular movement my baby started to move forward, to encourage the same I have kept few items at some distance. More than any toys, he is more interested in kitchen items .
  • Keep some safe cups. Make sure the corners are blunt and not sharp.
  • Let them scoot and grab it. They start to keep things in mouth. Keep it clean and provide it.

Vision development

Benefits

Gross motor and vision development

Age

After 5 months

Materials needed

Books with different colored images

  • Babies have good color vision starting from 5th month. We can encourage it with books.
  • Keep a board book at some distance and let them look and observe it
  • We can start reading books from birth onwards. Look for more details about the same from the below link.
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