How you play with your baby, have fun and interact with him/ her, will determine in a large way your baby perceives the world. Well, you might have heard that it is never too late to learn. Here, we’d like to tell you that it is never too early to learn while having fun. So, it is very important that you spend quality time with your baby and interact naturally.
Usually babies communicate by watching you or other people around with attention, or by reaching out and smiling, crying etc., It is therefore necessary for a new parent to know a few handy simple, fun games that they can play with their tiny tots.
- Playing a peek-a-boo with your baby is so easy and will increase your baby’s alertness and attention.
- You could play the imitate game, “baby see, baby do”, “mom see, mom do” types which can help your little one enjoys your company and boost his/ her self-confidence.
- You could dance and twirl with your baby, sing songs and have a fun routine to do. Over a period, your baby will start looking forward to such sessions which give them comfort and keep them secure and happy.
- There are baby products such as a melodic rhyme toys, rattles and shakers, soft baby balls, baby swings etc., which can give your child a lot of pleasure. For example, my nephew loves his baby swing and whenever I put him on it, he feels happy and makes this cheerful gurgle.
The above-mentioned are just simple fun ideas which you can take as a lead to spend better, meaningful time with your child. Do not force him/ her to play. When a baby starts crying or looks away uninterested, then it is probably time to end the game and do something that is required for your baby at that moment.