1 Nov 2022 | 3 min Read
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Does your baby get uncomfortable or cry during bathtime? Giving your little one a bath can sometimes be a challenging experience. While you may be keen on bathing your baby, bathtime may not be your baby’s favourite.
However, you can make the baby’s bathtime fun by adding some fun bath games and activities. Read on for some exciting activities for your baby.
If you have a bath mitt, just insert your hand into this little terry pocket and make a talking creature to entertain your baby.
There are a lot of bath toys for babies in the market, but the best ones help a baby learn while she plays. For example, plastic cups in different sizes encourage pouring, filling and dumping. Furthermore, a set of floating sea creatures lets your child engage in imaginary play, and build language and counting skills.
There are colourful plastic-coated bath books that are suitable for reading in the water. Choose the books that match the setting, such as tales about ships, ocean creatures, or mermaids.
You can blow a few bubbles and your child can pop. Once your baby gets a bit older you can switch jobs. There are a lot of different styled wands that let your baby explore big and small sizes. As you play, speak out the words like “float” and “pop” and she’ll soon learn the words.
If your baby isn’t fond of her bath time, she might be swayed by mirror play in the water. Pick an unbreakable one made from baby-friendly material like plastic or acrylic.
Add some bubble bath or tear-free foam soap to the water and you can make up some excellent beards, moustaches and more exciting shapes!
Your baby’s bathtime is a great chance to stimulate your little one’s senses with new textures, such as using a dry towel, a bath sponge, a wet washcloth, and even a body wash.
Bring out your singing talent and sing a mashup of tunes perfect for the baby’s bath time. Even if they aren’t totally relevant, your baby will love them. Plus, you’ll expand your baby’s music and language skills.
Bath time can be made very fun with these simple activities. Plus, these activities will help you build a bond with your baby and help them develop their sensory skills too.
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