Reaching and Crawling

Age: Infantgirl-stuffed

Equipment: Infant toy

Space requirements: On-the-spot

Activity description:

  • Shake an infant toy in front of your baby to encourage reaching out.
  • Place the toy beside your baby to encourage reaching to the sides.

Skill development:

  • Physical skills: reaching; eye-hand coordination
  • Non-physical skills: creative play; self-discovery

Adjust the challenge:

  • Place the toy farther away to encourage crawling.

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

Posted in 0-18 months (Infant), Equipment required, M-R, On-the-spot

Share

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditlinkedinmail

Print an Activity

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Find an Activity

More activities to try

  • Birthdays
    Age: Preschool Equipment: None Space requirements: Open space Activity description: Ha...
  • Circle Kick Ball
    Age: Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten Equipment: Ball Space requirements: Open space Activi...
  • Colour Hop
    Age: Toddler, Preschool Equipment: Construction paper Space requirements: Small space Activ...
  • Activity Pass
    Age: Preschool, Kindergarten Equipment: Stuffed animal Space requirements: Small space Acti...
  • Hoop Play
    Age: Preschool, Kindergarten Equipment: Hula hoops, variety of objects Space requirements: Ope...
  • Hopping Mazes
    Age: Kindergarten Equipment: Skipping ropes, dome cones, hula hoops, foam blocks Space require...