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postheadericon Wild Animals – Sensory Activity for 0-12 Month Olds

 

The aim of this activity is to review and learn body parts as well as some wild animals. The game is played in a very simple and funny way. Your little one will surely laugh out loud and giggle.   Of course start playing the game with learning the animals with flashcards or toys. Discuss the animals and their peculiarities: spots, folds, hair, stripes. Don’t play with all the animals at a time if your baby has got tired. Take two ones. This will help your little one learn the animals and activities faster and better.   You can play this game every time you want, it can cheer up your little …» Continue Reading: Wild Animals – Sensory Activity for 0-12 Month Olds



postheadericon 10 Rules of Baby’s Sound Sleep

 

Baby’s sound sleep is such a sleep when everyone feels good and comfortable – adults and children!   To schedule child’s sleep means to schedule healthy sleep of all family members.   The simplest thing in the above mentioned schedule is to buy a disposable quality diaper that, in fact, is the only friend of baby’s sleep.   Everything else is entirely in your hands. After all, sleep is closely linked to other aspects of lifestyle – nutrition, walks, air conditions, clothing, hygiene procedures, etc. » Continue Reading: 10 Rules of Baby’s Sound Sleep



postheadericon Taking Care of Baby’s Skin within the First Year of Life

 

With the highest possible probability a young mother will read this article on how to care of baby’s skin so that it stays soft, gentle and healthy. Mom of a child under the first year of age. Happy mother, but terribly exhausted by pregnancy, childbirth, child’s whims, a chronic lack of sleep and tips of relatives. Even very sleepy and very tired woman watches sometimes TV that regularly shows bottoms of two kinds – women’s and children’s. Both types of demonstrated bottoms generate an irresistible desire to have exactly the same ones.

 

Women’s bottoms are not the subject of our discussion. If you want – go in for sports, keep your diet, fitness, massage – everything depends on …» Continue Reading: Taking Care of Baby’s Skin within the First Year of Life



postheadericon Recommended Baby’s Room Temperature Norms

 

Many pediatricians recommend that the baby’s room temperature is +18°C – +19°C. But there are also the opponents who assure that this temperature is low, newborns are not accustomed to it, thus it should be higher. So, what to do?

 

Kids come into our world from a dark enclosed space of the uterus with a temperature of +36,6°C. During the first month of life children like warmth very much!   And it happens that they don’t gain weight when staying in the place with the temperature of +18°C because their bodies spend energy for digestion of eaten food but for keeping warmth.   Therefore baby enjoys such a temperature at which you can be in T-shirts and …» Continue Reading: Recommended Baby’s Room Temperature Norms



postheadericon What Can I Do with Two Eyes – Game for Babies 12 Months

 

The game What Can I Do with Two Eyes is perfect for repeating or teaching the most important senses of a human: see, hear, touch, smell, taste, feel.

The rhyme is long and the lessons are rich in different activities, so the baby can be tired if you play all them during the first lessons, thus you should divide them into several parts.   Review eyes, ears, hands.   Teach your little one about eyes and see by performing the following activities. Play the game 123 Song. You can also cover baby with a scarf and say: I don’t see you! Then take the scarf away and exclaim: …» Continue Reading: What Can I Do with Two Eyes – Game for Babies 12 Months



postheadericon I Like – I Love – Rhyme for the Smallest Ones

 

The rhyme I Like – I Love teaches your baby about the difference between the concepts I like and I love.   Before saying the rhyme it is worth performing some pre-activities – these will encourage your baby’s faster learning and understanding the words.   First, start practicing the concept like: use both flashcards of the fruits from the rhyme and real fruits: bananas, apples and plums. Say the names of each fruit and play with the flashcards for a while: jump on them, hide and find them, cut them in two parts and collect them, etc.   If it is possible let the baby try each fruit. Remember to …» Continue Reading: I Like – I Love – Rhyme for the Smallest Ones



postheadericon Mary Mary Quite Contrary – Jolly Nursery Rhyme for Babies

 

Mary Mary Quite Contrary is a nursery rhyme that will tell your baby about one more new color and kinds of flowers.

 

For your little one to understand the point of the rhyme, depict it with the objects and toys you have. Take a doll in a skirt and call it Mary, now she is the main character of your game.   Repeat or teach the colors like in Colorful Games and add silver color.   Perform the activities with flowers from the game Learning about Flowers. Then put the flowers in a row and » Continue Reading: Mary Mary Quite Contrary – Jolly Nursery Rhyme for Babies



postheadericon Choo Choo Train – Funny and Cognitive Activity for Toddlers

 

Choo Choo Train activity continues to teach your toddler about vehicles. This time your little one will learn about the train and its particularities: how and where it runs, the sounds it utters.

 

Repeat or learn (if the baby already knows it) a train. Show the baby pictures of it or play the toys. Show, how it urns and utter its sound – choo-choo. You can also take a toy train and put a little toy in it and let it drive in the train. Offer your baby to move the train with the toy and say …» Continue Reading: Choo Choo Train – Funny and Cognitive Activity for Toddlers



postheadericon Proper Afternoon Nap – Nurturing Good Sleep Habits in Baby

 

Afternoon nap is a fundamental part of baby sleep schedule. Recent studies have shown that physical and psychological development of children up to two years of age benefit from scheduled sleep in the middle of the day. As your child grows and becomes more active, nap becomes a time of rest and recovery after morning activities and the baby can enjoy the afternoon communication with you and others.

 

Like many aspects of the schedule, it takes time, a lot of patience …» Continue Reading: Proper Afternoon Nap – Nurturing Good Sleep Habits in Baby



postheadericon Baby Wakes Up at Night – What to do? Reasons and Solutions

 

A newborn baby can wake up several times a night and he should be fed. By the end of the first week of life a child, weighing more than 3.2 kg, must sleep for four hours long after feeding at 10 – 11 p.m. if he eats enough during the day. More young children have to be fed every three hours around the clock. All 4 – 6 week old healthy children who eat well can sleep 5-6 hours long. The main purpose of the following feeding routine is to help parents schedule feeding and child’s sleep during the daytime in order to avoid …» Continue Reading: Baby Wakes Up at Night – What to do? Reasons and Solutions