Infant Stimulation

By: Ashley Williams

Tips To Stimulate Your Child

Keep it Simple-

You want to keep experiences for infants simple and very positive. By doing this it helps build pathways between the neurons.

Examples-

Cuddling

Peek-a-boo

Hugging

Matching experiences to abilities-

Children have to have physical experiences to learn. but you dont want to have a too advanced example for them.

Examples-

Easy Puzzles

Matching Colors or shapes toy

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Practicing-

Having a set schedule for an infant is important. It helps the baby know whats going to happen.

Examples-

Reading a Book

Nap time

Involving the baby-

Have the baby do things with you or have the baby take part in some experiences.

Examples-

Picking up toys

Turning page in a book

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Have variety-

Have your baby experience a variety of things but don't overload them with multiple things.

Examples-

Going to the park

Giving them new items to play with

Avoiding things the baby doesn't want-

Let the baby learn by the things they find important or like. Don't make them do things they don't want to do.

Examples-

reading what they want to read

Playing with the toys they find interesting

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