Fun games for infants!

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Fun games for infants!

  1. 1. FUN GAMES FOR INFANTS! (Improving Physical Azam Bainun Development) Khairunnisa Shireen
  2. 2. 1. TUMMY TIME!!!Tummy time provides infants the chance to improve neck and upper-body strength while improving visual tracking.It also requires balance as the baby lifts herself off the floor.Place your baby on her tummy with a soft blanket beneath her.Surround her with several colourful toys.
  3. 3. Get down on the floor with your child and encourage her to reach for her toys.Hold a toy and move it so your baby can practice visually tracking the object.
  4. 4. 2. SENSORY BOTTLES Collect several empty plastic bottles. Fill the bottles with various materials, such as a rice, beans or a small amount of water. Sit with your baby and help him roll the bottles. Encourage him to shake and maneuver each of the bottles. The sensory bottles can be used during tummy time as well. As your baby grows, encourage him to roll the bottles on the floor and scoot after them.
  5. 5. 3. STACKINGStacking objects improves a babys hand-eye coordination and gross motor skills.Use a ring stacking toy with your baby to practice stacking, or find other objects around the house that allow for stacking.Choose objects that are large enough for your baby to grab.
  6. 6. Plastic bowls or large blocks work well for the stacking activity.Show your child how to stack the objects. Encourage her to stack the objects, assisting her as needed.
  7. 7. 4. TEARING PAPERSTearing paper is appealing to children of all ages.Provide your infant with an old magazine or other paper.Show him how to tear the pages in the magazine. Tearing allows babies to work on their gross motor skills while exploring cause and effect.
  8. 8. 5. DRUMMINGUse a drum to allow your infant to improve physical development. Purchase a childs drum or make your own from a coffee can.Help your infant bang on the drum with her hands.Sing a song while your baby bangs on the drum.
  9. 9. The drumming activity allows your baby to practice coordination, learn about rhythm and aids in physical development.
  10. 10. 6. THROUGH THE TUNNELWhen babies start to crawl, their area of “exploration” is bigger.Providing a “tunnel” for babies to crawl in helps you in monitoring their movements.It is good for muscles development, as well as safe for babies.

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