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

  • Colour Hop
    Age: Toddler, Preschool Equipment: Construction paper Space requirements: Small space Activ...
  • Bocce
    Age: Preschool, Kindergarten Equipment: Small ball, bean bags Space requirements: Open space ...
  • Clean Your Room
    Age: Toddler, Preschool Equipment: Random objects, laundry basket Space requirements: Open spa...
  • Circle Kick Ball
    Age: Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten Equipment: Ball Space requirements: Open space Activi...
  • Rectangle Rush
    Age: Preschool, Kindergarten Equipment: None Space requirements: Open space Activity descri...
  • Egg Maze
    Age: Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten Equipment: Plastic egg, spoon, tape Space requirements: ...