Pages

Jun 24, 2012

Baby Play: Post the Blocks



Post the Blocks

activities for baby, baby games, fun for baby

Age: approx. 6 months to 2 years

Materials: Tissue box holder or tissue box with bottom cut out & wooden blocks that fit the gap



baby game, baby activities, fun for baby
In goes the block. But where has it gone?


baby game, activity for baby, baby funbaby activity, baby fun, game for baby

Ahh ha! There they are!


baby fun, game for baby, activity for baby
Post more in

Baby is Learning:

- Fine motor skills
- Co-ordination
- Hand and eye coordination
- Different colours
- Manipulation
- Object Permanence (ie. just because I can't see it doesn't mean it's not there)
- Where the blocks go
- How to find the blocks once they're posted
- How to grasp small objects
- What to do
- Senses. Touch. The objects are hard and have edges and corners
- Emotions. Surprise, anticipation & excitement.


Handy Tips:

Repeat this activity as often as you like as babies (and children) need repetition in order to consolidate their learning and understanding

Mix it up by giving them different shaped, sized and textured objects to post

Extend this activity for older babies by teaching about colours at the same time. "Post the blue block," "Where is the red block?", "You are posting a green block" etc.

Talk to your baby about what they are doing. This will help them begin to understand the physical and mental processes they are going through as well as helping develop their vocabulary.

Supervise. Babies must be supervised at all times. One of the main ways that they learn about objects is by putting them in their mouth, so please be cautious about what you are providing them or what they could access.

Give your baby your time. It's the best gift you could ever give them.



Happy playing,
Debs :)




New Here? Subscribe to get all activities sent directly to you
Enter your email address:


Delivered by FeedBurner


Are you on Facebook? We are and we'd love to see you thereHey, we're also on Twitter now too. :) 


   






30 comments:

  1. this is so fun! i already wish i had another baby, and your wonderful ideas just increase it! pinning it!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks Andie. They are only this little for such a short time! It goes too fast :)

      Delete
  2. This is a wonderful idea and your photos are adorable!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you Deborah! There's no asking baby to pause like I can sometimes with my daughter haha. More difficult to photograph! I appreciate the comment :)

      Delete
  3. Love this idea! I think I'm going to try this with my daughter when she wakes from her nap :) Thanks for the great idea.
    XO
    Caroline
    www.Laughingbellies.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  4. Such a great idea! I just found your blog and it is wonderful!!! Thanks for sharing!!!

    ReplyDelete
  5. One of the best online games for kids which allow them to enhance their critical skills. Thanks a lot for sharing this :)

    ReplyDelete
  6. I've read all your post and It's really amazing , I can say. Keep it up and I will follow every single one of them :)

    ReplyDelete
  7. It’s very informative and you are obviously very knowledgeable in this area. You have opened my eyes to varying views on this topic with interesting and solid content. Graduate Jobs

    ReplyDelete
  8. Very efficiently written information. It will be beneficial to anybody who utilizes it, including me. Keep up the good work. For sure i will check out more posts. This site seems to get a good amount of visitors. spaccio pannolini imola

    ReplyDelete
  9. I love babies and this more lovely when they play when they smile. If you want babies live healthy life than give them chance to play anywhere where they want.

    ReplyDelete
  10. decent post, stay aware of this fascinating work. It truly regards realize that this subject is being secured additionally on this site so cheers for setting aside time to examine this!
    Thai Lottery Result

    ReplyDelete
  11. thanks for the tips and information..i really appreciate it.. http://www.accurate-landscaping.com/

    ReplyDelete
  12. This is a wonderful product, taking into account all the information about it, this type of product that prevents user interest in the site, and you will share more ... good luck.  HIGHEST QUAILITY BABY SHOWER DECORATIONS

    ReplyDelete
  13. They are imperative in improving home security just as upgrading its esteem. This makes twofold coating an essential element for homes and has along these lines been picking up an incredible acknowledgment and application by the general population.
    carpet cleaning

    ReplyDelete
  14. Hello, this weekend is good for me, since this time i am reading this enormous informative article here at my home. baby toys in india

    ReplyDelete
  15. I am impressed. I don't think Ive met anyone who knows as much about this subject as you do. You are truly well informed and very intelligent. You wrote something that people could understand and made the subject intriguing for everyone. Really, great blog you have got here. KISS English Youtube Channel

    ReplyDelete
  16. Great job here on _______ I read a lot of blog posts, but I never heard a topic like this. I Love this topic you made about the blogger's bucket list. Very resourceful. 5 tu moi tieng anh moi ngay

    ReplyDelete
  17. I think this is an informative post and it is very useful and knowledgeable. therefore, I would like to thank you for the efforts you have made in writing this article. sell my inherited probate house as is Des Moines Iowa

    ReplyDelete
  18. Thanks for a very interesting blog. What else may I get that kind of info written in such a perfect approach? I’ve a undertaking that I am simply now operating on, and I have been at the look out for such info. carta da parati online economica

    ReplyDelete
  19. Thank you for helping people get the information they need. Great stuff as usual. Keep up the great work!!!
    Hardwood Flooring

    ReplyDelete
  20. Your article is extremely helpful exceptionally fascinating subject i am looking that sort of post thank for imparting to us keep it up. Guttering Blog

    ReplyDelete
  21. Looking forward to reading more. Great blog post.Really thank you! Want more. تصليح مكيفات في هؤا في دوبي

    ReplyDelete

Thanks for taking the time to comment! I love reading them all.