For those of you who want to invite your little one to play without boring him. You can play different games every day but the goal is the same, namely to provide stimulation to support optimal development.
Here are some ways you can get your baby to play and provide stimulation according to the right age:
1. Peek-a-boo game
This game is no stranger to you. Apart from that the game only requires two hands and also the funny expressions of the parents only. However game Peek-a-boo provides benefits for you and your baby, namely to learn independently. This peekaboo game provides stimulation to babies to reduce feelings of anxiety and sadness. When your face disappears behind your hand and reappears, it will help your child learn to reduce sadness and anxiety. In addition, peekaboo games will also train your child to be patient and focused. At 3-5 months of age your baby will respond to this peekaboo game.
2. Dance with the baby
You can invite your baby to dance with the preparation of a CD player that contains soft music or happy rhythm. How to play you can hold the baby in a comfortable position then play the cassette in a sound that is not too loud. Then you can try to shake the baby in your arms to the same rhythm as the music. You can also change different songs such as children’s songs. The benefits that are obtained for the baby besides being fun will help calm and provide a sense of security because of your hug. In addition, the various songs that are heard will stimulate the sensitivity of the auditory senses and give a gaze while dancing will improve the social and emotional development of your child. You can play this game from 1 month to 12 months of your baby.
3. Playing with the ball
You can use a strong rubber ball for this game. How to play You can lift your child then face down on the big ball and make sure the pile is on the stomach. Next you hold the baby firmly in the armpit. Then slowly move the baby’s body over the ball to the left and right. You can accompany the song and stop when your child starts to get tired or lose the mood to play this game. The benefits that can be obtained are to maintain a balance that is useful when your baby turns 2 months old. You can take gentle grips and build trust in your child and be sure your child will be protected.
4. Looking for Toys
This game can be played on babies aged 8 months and over. Prepare a box so you can store your favorite little toys and toys. The way to play is to put your baby’s favorite toy into the box then invite to pick it up one by one then after the box is empty you can put the toy in a different place, for example covered with a cloth so that the child will guess. This game will involve you and your child so that it has a positive impact on emotional development. Apart from that it teaches that something that is lost can be recovered and also helps in the coordination of the eyes, hands and feet of the baby.