Rocky is really keeping me on my toes at the moment. He’s crawling, pulling himself up to standing using anything he can get his hands on and trying his very best to take his first steps. Can someone please tell this kid that he’s only just eight months old!? The other day, while I was busy rushing around, doing one thing or another, I threw some dried lentils into an empty (clean, dry) water bottle container and gave it to him to play with. He LOVES it! He takes it in the bath, he throws it across the room, he bashes it on cardboard boxes and slobbers all over it. It reminded me of all the awesome baby play ideas that I’ve seen around the interwebs and I thought, why not put them some of the best ideas together in one handy place? You’re welcome.
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DIY Baby Play Ideas
Post the blocks (Learn with Play at Home)
Marble paint and play (Happy Whimsical Hearts)
The disappearing act (Laughing Kids Learn)
Wet chalk play (Lessons Learnt Journal)
Crawler obstacle course (Hands on as we Grow)
Baby sensory tray (Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dogs Tails)
Sensory water bag (Paint on the Ceiling)
Shiny paper play (Teach Preschool)
Glitter bottles (Mama Smiles)
Treasure baskets for babies (NurtureStore)
Vehicles, balls and ramps (Childhood 101)
DIY ribbon tag play (Adventures at Home with Mum)
Bottle top bell (Picklebums)
Foamy treasure bottle (The Imagination Tree)
Ball and tube play (Octavia and Vicky)
Discovery box (Just for Daisy)
Jelly play (Playing and Learning Begins at Home)