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Activate your Child's Senses with this Stretch!By Susan Dineen
ProductiveParenting.com provides parents activity suggestions based on the age of your child beginning with simple sensory experiences for infants and progressing to more challenging activities for pre-kindergartners. The first of 6 categories features activities for infants.
This category is designed for children from newborn to the age of one. Throughout infancy children primarily use their senses to learn about the world. The sensory experiences found in this category provide opportunities for infants to use their senses of sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch as they begin to explore their new environment.
Bend and Stretch
What To Do:
While your child is on a soft blanket, take your child's legs and bend them gently so the knees come close to the stomach. Stretch the legs down again. Sing this song to the tune of "London Bridge," "Bend your knees and stretch your legs, stretch your legs, stretch your legs,..."
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