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Best Developing Games for Early Education


It is possible and necessary to develop the baby from the very first days of life. The simplest games with objects that are found in every house will help the crumb to get the first knowledge of the new world that surrounds it.

DO AS I DO

The mother's face is the most interesting object for observation, at least during the first two months of the child's life. Take the baby in your arms, let him examine your facial expressions. It is known that children tend to convey the expression that they see in their parents. It is interesting to observe: you stretch your lips with a tube - and the kid tries to repeat this movement. Smile baby, pull a face, frown, show your tongue.


Advice: attach a small child's hand to your nose, chin or eyes and clearly pronounce the name of the face’s part. Touch your hand to the baby's cheeks, and then to your cheeks.

PAPER COMRADE

Mom cannot always be near the crib of the baby. To the child, if he does not sleep, it is necessary to engage in some important business. Considering the white ceiling is an unpleasant pastime. In the first months of life, the crumb well distinguishes between black and white colors but is not yet able to perceive chiaroscuro and semitone. Well-suited for studying a small child simple geometric shapes with black and white drawings - they need to hang over a crumb in the crib at the chest level. They will serve as an excellent tool for stimulating the visual activity of the baby.


Advice: attach a cheerful sun to the wall - a round face made of paper, draw large eyes, a nose, and a smile on it. This image will attract the attention of the baby even more than a carousel or suspended toys.


SOUND OF LIFE

The hearing system of the baby is already functioning, but the perception of sounds needs to be continued to develop. Constantly talk with a crumb: during feeding and bathing, dressing and playing. Let him listen to various sounds - a bell, rattles, telephone rings ...


Advice: pay attention to all the surrounding noise: a washing machine, a hairdryer, a drain tank, a vacuum cleaner, a doorbell. Bring the crumb to their sources.


OH, WHAT IS THIS?

Beginning from three months, the crumb can follow the objects with a glance. Smoothly move toys in front of the child in different directions, show moving objects. Use for this purpose, children's mobile, and better alternately install in the crib 2-3 different models. You can make special ringing bracelets and cheer them baby. Just be careful and do not use small parts, which can be dragged into the mouth!


Advice: Wear a tissue mitten on the child's arm or a sock on the leg. The crumb will treat them, try to take off or taste them. If the sock managed to pull off, put it on the foot again - the game continues!

"WHAT a MIRROR, SAY ..."

Bring the child to the mirror, look at him together, ask where the mother is, and where he is. Greet with the reflection of the baby, cheerfully approaching him to the mirror: "Hello, hello!" Such actions usually make the child laugh. Continue until he gets bored. Show the crumbs of his eyes and mouth. Throw a bright object, repeating: "Where is our ball (rattle, teddy bear)?" Give the baby to find the object in the mirror, and then in your hands.


Advice: Get a safe mirror for your child and let him explore this unusual subject.


FOR EVERY TASTE

Offer the child to touch objects that differ by touch: soft, smooth, fluffy, hard. Conduct on the tummy of the baby, on his hands and legs pieces of fabrics of different texture (silk, velvet, bike, cotton, artificial fur). Notice which touches the baby likes best. In 9-10 months you can allow him to touch and objects on the street: stones, leaves, sand. Take care that the crumb does not drag them into the mouth. Put in his crib clean, safe whole toys that he could taste. This is necessary: at this age, most of the information about the world around the child receives from the sample on the tooth.


Advice: buy or sew toys themselves with different fillings (inside you can put balls or peas, cotton or cloth, buttons or beans). Let the baby feel them.


INHALATION - EXHALATION

Teach your child to blow a whistle or pipe. Show how to get air and release it, how to properly hold the pipe. If the baby can produce at least a quiet weak sound - this is the first achievement. Praise him!


Advice: pick up the tube (you can cardboard from paper towels) and talk to the child through it, try to achieve an easy echo and change of voice.


DROP - PULL

Small children usually throw toys on the floor. They enjoy this process. Do not be angry with the child, because he will know how the world works. Raise the toys again and again. You can try to tie the items with a string to the edge of the crib or chair, on which the child sits. Show how to pull the discarded toys to yourself. Perhaps the baby will get to pick them up himself.


FIRST SMEARS

Closer to the year, you can try to paint with the child. Take a large sheet of paper and give the baby a bright marker. With his hand, navigate through the sheet - the resulting trace will surely attract the attention of a small inquisitive man. Continue to draw: another strip, more ... And here's the circle. The usual scribbles of the first year of life are the first step to a beautiful handwriting in the first grade.


IN SEARCH OF TIME

Show the 6-month-old baby a watch, let them hear how they tick. This sound calms children. Hide the clock under the blanket and ask them to find them: "Where is the clock?" You can hide the clock in a large box or under your jacket, the baby will find them by the sound.


But do not forget about the rest. After studying with the child serious "lessons", have a little fun and fool around.


THERE WILL BE LIGHT!

Give the child to press the switch and turn on the light. Children love it - they immediately calm down, if they are capricious, and begin to indulge in indulging in the light. However, take care that the baby does not look at the open bulb.


DRUM, DRUM, BOOM!

Turn your head from side to side and, approaching the baby, you say cheerfully: "drum, drum ...", and then touch his forehead with his forehead and say: "Boom!" A very fast-witted kid will start to shake his head and try to bump with you.


NOSE-SNUB

Rub your nose on the child's nose - this kindness will please and cheer him. Lightly touch the child's spout with your finger and say: "Pip!" Take the baby's arm, touch it to the tip of your nose and say again: "Pip!"


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Comment by Tata Nech on November 5, 2018 at 7:53am

Thanks, Elizabeth.

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