Games

Little cleaning helper

It is surprising how helpful our little ones can be as we clean together & chat about the rooms & jobs. Try them with a damp cloth – they can reach the skirting boards nicely!…

Vehicle box

What else can you use our boxes for? Maybe your little one has a good idea. Name all the vehicles as you make roads & tracks together.…

Little kitchen helper

Your work at home is funner for your little one than it might be for you! Let them ‘help’ in the kitchen. Early on they can have a go at chopping soft fruits safely & you will have lots to chat…

Discovery Box

Have a go at making a discovery box – why not use one of the boxes you get our products in? Just hide objects inside & see if they can guess correctly what they feel. For younger babies use…

Picture dominoes & Snap

Picture dominoes & snap can help introduce new words as well as introducing similarities / differences.…

Instrument fun

Baby will love to choose her own instrument. Pots & pans with a wooden spoon are effective drums and can keep time as you rhyme together. …

Bath time!

Enjoy early role playing games to describe situations familiar to your baby. Washing a doll or washing-up are always popular because of the bubbles but be prepared to get wet! ….one for the garden?…

New discovery baskets

As baby begins to babble & build his own bank of words, encourage his interest with new themed discovery baskets. Your own descriptions will gently model the correct way of him saying a new word.…

Discovery baskets

A quick look around the house will provide inspiration to fill a discovery basket. Different size balls, bracelets, scarves, fruit and veg, even leaves, cones and sticks from the garden. Think about different colours, textures, smells and themed objects.…

Face discovery

From day one your baby loves faces. Looking at albums together or photos is a lovely way to bond & tell stories about all the people they will soon know. Older babies will love to hear you describe how…

Peekaboo

Once your baby is 4 to 5 months old, she’ll be fascinated as you pop up from behind your hands. By 6 to 8 months, she’ll be playing along, hiding and then giggling when she makes eye contact. Your…

Musical beats

Add music to your rhyme time or dancing. Simple shakers are best to begin with. Go wild, no one is watching!…

Memory

Borrow toys from older siblings or friends to introduce new words to baby. Memory played ‘the easy way’ is a lovely visual stimulus for your chatter.…

Hide and seek basket

As baby grows and develops his pincer grip, you can super-size the discovery basket. Increase the fun by ‘hiding’ the objects in shredded paper or raffia. Rather than just say what each item is, ask a question and then…