Tickly Ray

Ray wakes us up every morning With tickly rays of light He tickles our faces, our noses, Our ears and our hearts until night…

Up & Down

(I hear Thunder tune) Long necked Jiffy, Long necked Jiffy He looks down, He looks down Up peeps Yip the puppy, Up peeps Yip the puppy  Up & down, Up & down   … Add some fun actions You…

Exciting chores

Whether you are folding laundry or cooking dinner, baby will be watching and learning.  Make sure you comment on what you are doing and give baby something to discover and investigate, such as an item of clothing or an…

Co bathing

Sharing a bath together can be both fun and relaxing for you and your baby. Pour water over your baby’s body by squeezing water from a washcloth, swish the water around baby and play with rubber ducks, while singing…

Tummy time

Tummy time is important for baby’s physical development, so why not make it a fun bonding experience too. Lay on your back and lift your shins perpendicular to the floor. Place baby on her tummy on your shins while…

Walk in the park

Taking a walk in the park with your baby is a great way to get some fresh air and also stimulate their senses. Baby will be looking at you the whole time so this is your chance to engage…

Sock puppets

With just some socks you can build fun characters for your child to interact with. Make up stories and put on a play to help their imagination grow.…

Where’s Your Nose?

You can start playing this game at any time, but your baby won’t join in until he’s 3 or 4 months. Start simply: Ask, “Where’s your nose?” then point and say, “There it is!” Repeat the nose a few…

Lap Games

As soon as your child can hold her head up, sit her on your lap. Gently rock or bounce her while you sing or recite a rhyme. Surprise her at the end by dipping her down. ‘Row, Row the…

Pat-a-cake

Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake baker’s man Bake me a cake as fast as you can Pat it and prick it and mark it with “B” Put it in the oven for baby and me For baby and me For baby and…