Baby Stimulation: Activities for your 6 month old

Baby Stimulation:  Activities for your 6 month old

See how everyday household items can stimulate your baby’s development.

Sensory stimulation activities

  • Peek-a-boo, nursery rhymes and puppets are all games that will stimulate your baby’s senses.
  • Try experimenting with different textures using scarves and other fabrics you have around the house.
  • If your baby is crawling, designate a cupboard in the kitchen that’s safe for him to explore. You’ll be amazed to see the joy he can get out of a few pots and a wooden spoon.

Be sure to play it safe by keeping the rest of the cupboards secured.

Keep it interesting

  • Rotate his toys so that there are just a few in front of him at any given time
  • Make sure he gets a little quiet time on his own to experiment with each new thing and discover what's special about it.
  • Let him work a little bit to reach the toy, figure it out, and then share it with you, you'll give him a chance to experience the joy of doing it himself. That sense of mastery will fuel his desire to keep exploring.

Enjoy these special moments, watching your baby learn and discover is a fascinating time.

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Rotating works

Rotating toys works. Not only does it keep your child's interest up, but it helps keep things clean!

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I wish this article had more ideas. My little one is so hard to entertain.



I get just as excited as my daughter does when I see her do something new. It truly is amazing what they figure out on their own.


eed444 9/17/2015

i love watching my little one really try to figure things out on her own!

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I love seeing my little one play

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