Week One Activity
Give baby 1 block or object of a small size to play with on a table. Replace the object with a bigger one and tell baby, “This is bigger.” Let her play with this for a while. Replace with the smaller one and say “This is smaller.”
Week Two Activity
Get 3 large plastic bowls or cups. Line them up in front of baby and place a small toy underneath 1 of them while she is looking. Switch the positions of the bowls around. Open the first 2 to reveal that the item is not there. Then let baby open the 3rd one to find object. Celebrate her finding it. Repeat till she loses inter
Week Three Activity
Turn light switches on and off so baby can see. Encourage baby to do the same.
Take a walk with baby around the classroom and compound.
Name Items as you get to them.
Show baby how to open and close a door. Stress the words open and close as you do so. Let baby do it too.
Week Three Activity
Partially hide a toy behind a cupboard or under a cushion or other furniture while baby is watching. Encourage baby to find and bring it out.
Week Four Activity
Use 1 small and 1 large plastic cup to show baby how objects fit into each other then let her do same.
Week Five Activity
Place a toy outside the door of classroom or play area while baby is watching. Close the door, open it and pick up the toy to show baby. Repeat but only close door halfway and ask baby to go and bring the toy.
Week Six Activity
Trace and cut out a large triangle, circle and square from a hard cardboard piece. Let baby play with them as you tell her the name of each object. Keep the cardboard from which you cut out the pieces for future use.
Reflection Activities, using mirror
Week Seven Activity
Let baby place each triangle, circle and square into the holes from which you cut them.
Week Eight Activity
Place a toy out of reach and pull it towards you with a stick. Hold baby’s hand and help her pull the toy. Then let her do it by herself.
Week Nine Activity
Let baby look at her reflection in the mirror and point out each body part.
Week Ten Activity
Fill a plastic container with toys, let baby dump them on the floor. Start putting them back in with her help. Encourage her to throw toys out again and pick up by herself.
Week Eleven Activity
Fill a plastic container with sand, let baby dump it on the floor. Start putting back the sand in plastic with her help. Encourage her to throw sand out again and put it back in by herself.
Week Twelve Activity
Pile some blocks over one another or build a simple structure with baby. Knock them down. Repeat and let her take the lead in building and knocking down objects