9 Tips and Activities to Teach Your Baby to Crawl

9 Tips and Activities to Teach Your Baby to Crawl

Watching your baby or toddler learn to walk or crawl is as exciting as it is scary. Whether they start exploring early, at a typical age, or even later than most kids, children develop at their own rhythm and pace. Encouraging kids to start walking or crawling can be...

Sensory Play for Babies

Sensory Play for Babies

Did you know that sensory play is vital for your baby's development? Sensory play is designed to help babies learn about their surroundings and how to operate their bodies. Sensory play can start at a very young age, so even a little newborn can participate in...

7 Benefits of Sensory Bins and How They Support Child Development

7 Benefits of Sensory Bins and How They Support Child Development

Sensory bins are tactile ways for children to play that encourage various skill development.   They are essentially a box filled with a textured filler like dry rice, pinto beans, or flour with various toys and tools in them for children to find and play with.  A...

11 Activities to Practice Pincer Grasp with Your Baby

11 Activities to Practice Pincer Grasp with Your Baby

A baby will go through many different developmental stages as they grow and develop new skills. One of the milestones that you will see emerge is their use of pincer grasp, a basic fine motor skill. Fine motor skills involve the small muscles in the hands and fingers,...

How to Make Simple DIY Glitter Sensory Bottles

How to Make Simple DIY Glitter Sensory Bottles

Sensory bottles can be a calming experience for your little one. They're great for babies, toddlers, preschoolers or any child who loves visually stimulating objects. The great thing is you don't have to buy them! Instead, you can save money and make them yourself at...

18 Tips to Get Your Baby or Toddler Walking

18 Tips to Get Your Baby or Toddler Walking

It's been so much fun watching your baby learn and grow this past year. You’ve already seen them go from babbling and starting to sit up on their own to crawling all over the house and getting into anything and everything. If your baby is getting close to 1, you’re...

16 Simple Activities for 4 Month Old Babies

16 Simple Activities for 4 Month Old Babies

Each month your baby gets older, and they continue to meet and cross off developmental milestones from their list. You might notice that your now 4 month old has changed significantly, and you want to foster those changes by finding new activities for 4 month old...

14 Sensory Room Ideas: Create a Calming Space

14 Sensory Room Ideas: Create a Calming Space

All children, whether they have special needs or not, benefit from sensory activities. Adding a sensory room to your home or school is a great way to provide kids with a sensory experience to help regulate their emotions. When creating this space for your child, make...

14 Fun Activities for 10 Month Old Babies

14 Fun Activities for 10 Month Old Babies

Are you ready to get moving? As your baby nears his first birthday, your baby is on the move, and you have more options for activities for 10 month old babies. This stage bring plenty of physical, mental, and social development. The changes your baby will experience...

The Best Stylish and Soft Floor Mats for Crawling Babies (2022)

The Best Stylish and Soft Floor Mats for Crawling Babies (2022)

No matter what you call it, a baby crawling mat, play mat, baby play gym, or activity gym, the idea is basically the same. These are soft, durable, beautifully designed mats for your baby's toys and playtime. You can find these mats in a variety of designs, colors,...

9 Large Motor Activities for Infants

9 Large Motor Activities for Infants

Babies have a lot of developing to do in the first year of life, and they start to develop gross motor skills that will help them as they learn how to sit up, stand up, and walk - eventually run. Parents support this development by offering large motor activities for...

Developmental Baby Activities for 7 Month Old

Developmental Baby Activities for 7 Month Old

By 6 months old, your baby is now much more interested in the world around him. He's probably easily distracted and always trying to get your attention, grabbing at anything within his reach, and babbling a ton with more consonant sounds (ma, ba, da). In this...

How to Teach Sign Language To Your Baby

How to Teach Sign Language To Your Baby

Every parent awaits the day their baby calls them mom or dad. Perhaps, the first time your baby refers to you may not be through words, but through sign language.  Babies communicate since the day they were born. They smile, frown, giggle, cry, scream, kick, and...

20 Ways to Play with a Newborn 0-3 Months Old

20 Ways to Play with a Newborn 0-3 Months Old

In the first few weeks after bringing home my babies, they seemed so small and fragile. All I was worried about is getting them fed, changed, and snuggled. However, once a few weeks went by and my babies were awake a lot longer, I was was wondering how to play with my...

17 Sensory Board DIY Ideas for Busy Babies and Toddlers

17 Sensory Board DIY Ideas for Busy Babies and Toddlers

You baby has been busy exploring the world around him for some time now. Since the moment he could open his eyes and take his first breath, he was taking in everything through his senses. From seeing and hearing to feeling and tasting, they are loving the new...

Teaching Baby to Point to Develop Early Language Skills

Teaching Baby to Point to Develop Early Language Skills

You may not even realize it, but teaching your baby to point is a developmental milestone that goes right along with waving bye-bye and other gestures. Your baby starts communicating before they ever even say a single word. This means all those cute little hand...

The Best Developmental Toys for Your 3 to 6 Month Old

The Best Developmental Toys for Your 3 to 6 Month Old

Infants are quickly learning about the new world around them.  They love exploring new textures and objects that are put in front of them. There are many baby toys for 3 to 6 month olds out there that will help to promote their senses, motor skills, and...