Open-Ended Play at Home
If you are spending a lot of time at home, you may feel like you've already played with everything in your house! But have you thought outside of the box - or rather, have you thought OF the box? Boxes, plastic containers, cardboard tubes and other items you may have hanging out in your recycling can provide a fun play experience that also drives creativity and brain development
Sing a Song!
Babies love to sing! When we sing, we naturally slow our language down, making it easier for babies to hear the smaller sounds that make up language. Plus, it's really fun too! Sing every day with your baby and come to your neighborhood library branch to find songbooks and CDs.
Fall is full of interesting things outside: nuts, berries, twigs, and leaves of all shapes and colors. Help your child collect some of these interesting natural objects while walking outside. Provide paper and glue so your child can create pictures using the leaves and other items. As your