How to: Help Baby Reach Both Hands to Play with Feet

Activity – Tilt baby’s hips upward.

Why it Helps – Baby will feel what muscles they need to use lift their hips against gravity.

Activity – Bring baby’s feet into view.

Why it Helps – Baby starts to see their feet and reach for them to play. Their gaze is also directed downward.

Activity – Play with a toy above baby’s tummy.

Why it Helps – Baby learns how to bring hands and feet to midline.