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Baby Bonding Activities

Our early childhood experts offer baby activity ideas to spend those precious moments together.

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Baby in the Mirror
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Baby Playtime Activities

Here's 10 ideas for fun and engaging playtime with your infant.

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Baby Works Ribbon Pull

Create a new baby toy with a recycled milk carton and scarves, ties or fabric. Quiet activity for a baby to practice how to focus on fun tasks.

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Language Works

Big and Little Size Game

Infants learn about different sizes with a simple game.

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Blackbird Nursery Rhyme

Infants learn memory and cognitive development with this fun rhyming song.

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Movement

Blanket Play

Use a blanket as a parachute, a fort, or a magic carpet in this simple movement activity promoting imagination.

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Let's Read Together

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin, Jr.

Join Janette Seddion, a Bright Horizons education coordinator, as she reads and signs this beloved children's book.

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Language Works

Bubbles

Babies listen to communication from others and learn to mimic sounds.

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Movement

Cross the Midline Ball Play
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Discovery Baskets

Infants explore common household objects and build language.

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Music

Had a Little Turtle

A new song to sing to your baby. Watch "Had a Little Turtle" video then sing and make hand movements for music time at home with your baby.

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Movement

I'm a Little Teapot

Music and movement game encouraging development of phonemic awareness, rhyming, and movement.

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Ideas for Parents of Infants
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Music

Let's All Sing

Build connections with your infant or toddler through singing favorite songs.

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Language Works

Light Box Pictures

Help your baby learn identity and belonging with this lightbox and photo parent-led teaching activity.

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Light Paint
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Language Works

Metal Bowl Exploration

A metal bowl offers a simple, sensory experience for babies.

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Language Works

My Body

Game supporting the learning of body parts, promotion of sense of identity and vocabulary development.

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Language Works

Narrate Getting Dressed

The best way to teach your baby to talk is by narrating a daily routine. Describe getting baby dressed in this no-prep at-home learning activity.

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Neighborhood Picture Book
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Art Smart

No Mess Painting

A no mess painting project for infants.

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Movement

Open Shut Them Song

Children follow simple commands, singing and moving to the song Open Shut Them.

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Sensory Skills

Paint Chip Exploration

Paint chips teach children about colors, shades, sorting, and classifying in this sensory-skills building activity.

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Movement

Pop Up Pillow

Interactive infant activity promoting relationship building and physical development as adult sings “Pop goes the baby”

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Let's Read Together

Reading to Infants
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Science Rocks

Reflection Spoons
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Math Counts

See Through Shapes

Infants get early exposure to math and shapes with this safe and low-prep at-home learning activity.

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Sensory Skills

Sensory Bottles
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Sensory Hula Hoop

New tummy time activity for babies. Make this playspace with a hula hoop, yarn, and ribbon to encourage your baby to explore down on the floor.

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Sensory Light Box Ice Cubes

Children use their senses to explore LED lights and ice cubes.

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Sensory Skills

Sensory Wind Activity

Children explore wind and air and make a wind sock.

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Movement

Shadow Box Dancing

Babies build muscle and develop their bodies in this fun activity with lights and music in this low-prep parent-led activity.

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Language Works

Sock Puppet Pretend

Build language development with this easy to setup sock puppet activity

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Sensory Skills

Soft and Hard Textures

Infants explore textures through this activity that promotes sensory development as children interact with and observe their environment.

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Math Counts

Stacking Measuring Cups
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Language Works

Texture and Touch Bag

An activity that builds memory, focus, vocabulary, and tactile awareness, as children find objects by touch.

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Sensory Skills

Texture Bags
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Language Works

Three Bears Language Game

Learn sequencing and vocabulary with a folk story game.

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Translucent Cups
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Who Is This?

Infant and toddler guessing game helping promote sense of identity and belonging.

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Wind at Your Back
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