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

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