- Sitting up without help
- Putting objects in her mouth
- Stacking blocks into organized structures
- Enjoying repetition
Play this Today:
Engage the senses. Fill a paper gift bag with strands of ribbons (nothing dangerously long) in different colors and textures. "Babies love pulling them out and feeling them," Engel-Smothers says. "This is good for developing motor skills." Be sure to supervise baby as she plays with the ribbons and use the opportunity to talk about their differences.