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Developmental Play (One to Three Months)

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  • Visual:
    • Show objects with bright contrasting colors (black, white and red)
    • Use different patterns and shapes (plaid, stripes, checker, etc.)
    • Use mobiles
    • Put pictures of family (mom, dad, siblings, etc.) on the wall near the changing table, in the nursery and in the backseat of the car
    • Place mirror in crib (when awake and alert)
    • Provide activity centers/gyms
  • Hearing:
    • Play music
    • Call baby’s name
    • Sing to baby
    • Use a variety of sounds
    • Provide toys that make noise
    • Read a book everyday
  • Touch:
    • Cuddle
    • Stroke
    • Introduce a variety of textures (rough, smooth, crinkly, soft, squishy)
    • Give different things to grasp
  • Moving:
    • Carry
    • Rock
    • Provide bouncy chair or swing
    • Allow for tummy time

 

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