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...

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,...

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...

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...

Christmas Bow Wall Stick Activity

Christmas Bow Wall Stick Activity

This Christmas bow wall stick activity is super simple and will keep your toddler busy for some time (in toddler world, a few minutes is a lot of time!).  It's a festive way for your child to play with items that they usually don't get to play with. You can...

Christmas Pom Pom Push for Babies and Toddlers

Christmas Pom Pom Push for Babies and Toddlers

The Christmas pompom push activity is a festive fine motor task for the holiday season. It requires a little bit of set up, but uses items you should have around the house.   It only requires them to follow 1 step directions so it's great for younger toddlers and...

Fine Motor Play Activities For Your 3 to 6 Month Old Baby

Fine Motor Play Activities For Your 3 to 6 Month Old Baby

As your baby is now growing out of their newborn phase, you'll notice a huge jump in their development over the next few months. From 3 to 6 months old, you will see your little infant's fine motor skills really begin to emerge. From finding their hands and feet,...

PomPom Whisk: A Baby Fine Motor Activity

PomPom Whisk: A Baby Fine Motor Activity

Activity Sneak Peak: Under 1 minute set-up timeRequires only TWO household itemsMulti-sensory and fine motor skillsFor ages 9 months+ Babies are easily entertained by the simplest activities. Most of the time they don't even need fancy toys, but everyday, household...

No-Mess Finger Paint Activity

No-Mess Finger Paint Activity

Although I love a good and messy sensory experience for my little ones on occasion, I can also do without the clean up! Finding mess-free alternatives to sensory activities are a great way to keep your baby or toddler busy while eliminating the treacherous clean up....

7 Simple Tips to Teach Your Baby a New Motor Skill

7 Simple Tips to Teach Your Baby a New Motor Skill

Although we don't want our babies to grow up too fast, it's hard not to look forward to the next milestone that they will achieve. If you've seen their first smile, roll, or reach, you realize how amazing it is to see your little one accomplish a new skill. Babies...

Fine Motor Skills Checklist for Babies 0-12 Months Old

Fine Motor Skills Checklist for Babies 0-12 Months Old

Your baby is developing right before your eyes and they are gaining new skills each and every day. Some of these abilities and milestones will be emerging and improving their fine motor skills. Fine motor skills are the small, precise, and controlled movements of the...

26 Common Household Items That Make Cheap Baby & Toddler Toys

26 Common Household Items That Make Cheap Baby & Toddler Toys

Ever offer your baby several of their colorful, musical, toys, but they make a mad dash for the Tupperware drawer or remote control, instead? Babies and toddlers are super curious. They don't have time for silly, play toys when they could be using real objects that...