Babies’ brains are buzzing with activity at super speed. All they need is a lot of good stimulation right from the day they are re born. Here are little things you could try with a three-month old to give his/her brain a good massage.
Take a tour- Go from room to room and choose one item to show the baby. Describe the item’s name, color, size, etc.
Play with the light switch. Turn the light switch on and say,”On.” Flip the switch down and say, “Off.”
Look in the mirror with baby
Talk. A lot
Hold baby close, turn on your favorite song and dance, dance, dance!
Introduce stuffed animals. Grab a couple stuffed toys and talk to the toy and then talk to baby
Lift baby gently in four directions and say, “Up, down, left, right.”
Say, “hello,” and say, “good bye.” Everytime you walk in or out of the room
Read to your baby on your lap
Give tummy time. Some babies hate it. Some babies love it...
Name different body parts. Place your hand on baby’s head and say, “head.” Place your hand on his feet and say, “feet.”
Show flash cards. Show your baby numbers, letters and simple pictures.
Here’s to raising a smart little one!