Lift and Look

Age: Infant

Equipment: None

Space requirements: On-the-spot

Activity description:

  • Lay your baby on their back.
  • Speak to your baby while outside of their direct vision.
  • The baby’s head will move to follow the sound of your voice.

Skill development:

  • Physical skills: vision development; head movement; neck and shoulder muscle strengthening
  • Non-physical skills: locating sound

Adjust the challenge:

  • Switch the baby to a tummy time position.

Activity modified from: LEAP BC (Literacy, Education, Activity and Play) Move

Posted in 0-18 months (Infant), E-L, No equipment required, On-the-spot

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