35+ Simple Activities for 0-6 Month Olds

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It can be perplexing to know just exactly what to do when your new baby is not sleeping, nursing, crying, or getting a diaper change. Soon enough they start looking around and trying to move, this is when you begin the a special time of first discoveries in the world.

It is amazing to witness such deep joy come from such simple activities. Enjoy the different ideas here for 0-6 month olds, each topic covers a different way to gently engage with your baby and bond through exploring new experiences.

Simple Activities for 0-6 Month Olds

35+ Simple Activities for 0-6 Month Olds on Powerfulmothering.com

Gross Motor: Exercise, Movement, and Tummy Time

These mamas remind us that even when it looks like nothing is going on, our little babies are always developing and working hard to grow. Encouraging their movement and showing them different ways to feel their bodies has an important role! Enjoy the simple motions, babies don’t last forever 🙂 Tummy Time Baby's First Play

Soft Play Ideas

These simple sew ideas give a baby something soft to play and teeth with and keep your hands busy!Soft Baby PlayCollage

Music Inspired

Excite the ear with your beautiful, loving voice! Sing-alongs with hand action are great to introduce fine motor skills and rhythm at an early age.

BabyMusicPlayCollage

Early Art and Crafts

Colorful keepsakes and other bright ideas are a nice way to pass the time while your little one remains little. It’s never too early to start crafting!

Baby Arts and Crafts Collage

Discovery Bottles, Busy Baskets and Boxes

Recycle old containers, baskets, and cardboard boxes for baby’s first discovery play. It is nice to have a go-to basket collection of easy access baby friendly toys. Pick out baby safe objects with intriguing textures, colors, and shapes to make a treasure box or put them in a bottle for some floaty fun.

Discovery Bins Baskets Bottles Collage

Fine Motor Play for Baby

OoOh sensory! These easy projects with bring many ‘coos’ and ‘oohs’. Simple and affordable activities that use upcycled or recycled materials, you can’t go wrong!

BabyPlaySensoryCollage

Kitchen Inspired Taste Safe Sensory Play

Here’s some sensory play right from your kitchen! Each recipe is “taste-safe”, made from food ingredients and non-toxic if it is accidentally ingested. Get a little messy and have a lot of fun!!

Sensory baby taste safe

 Need more awesome Play ideas?

Check out our Zero to Two the book of play ebook!

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