Simple And Fun Activities For Your 6 To 12 Month Old

Simple And Fun Activities For Your 6 To 12 Month Old

1 Jul 2022 | 2 min Read


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At the age of 6-12 months, your baby’s brain is developing faster than you think. Focus on the progressive growth of your child’s brain. Endorse games that will make your baby think at the rate of their growth. Here are a few simple activities that you can use to enhance this development your baby is going through.

1. Puzzles

Small and simple puzzles with images that are familiar to your baby will motivate them to compete them. Images such as teddy bears or trains can help your child to pinpoint similarities between reality and toys.

2. Peek-a-Boo

This age old game is more than just a time pass, as it encourages your baby to recognise faces. The moment you hide your face behind your hand, your baby is awaiting to see a familiar face behind the hand, which means your baby is learning to recognise faces.

3. Stacking

Teaching your baby how to stack plastic cups or other such objects is enhancing the stability in your baby’s hands and fingers. You can encourage enthusiasm by playing with your baby or competing with them. Make the activity as fun as possible.

4. Finger painting

Your baby is learning how to control their limbs, so stimulate this curiosity by making the learning enjoyable for both you and your baby. Let your baby experiment with paints that are safe for your baby. Finger painting it not only enjoyable, but it is also teaching your baby about colours. Later on , you can frame your baby’s works of art!

5. Picture books

Read picture books to your baby, as this helps them learn how to process new information faster. Adding pictures to learning enhances activities in all sides of their brain. Reading out loud with expressions and variations in your voice can encourage enthusiasm in your baby’s learning capabilities. The above activities, followed by other fun activities that involve bonding time with you and your baby, can help improve both physical and mental growth. As a mother, you should be willing to instil fun in all your baby’s learning activities.



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