Games for 0 - 3mths
Here is a selection of baby learning games to help your little one in her first few weeks. The games are designed to aid the different areas of development.
This is a magical time; the first moment you bring your baby home. There is so much to think about and do alongside managing the sleep deprivation.
It is very important that your newborn has enough time to rest. He/she will only be able to manage a few minutes of play after each feed as a newborn. This will gradually increase of the next few weeks, the following suggestions are a guide to how much stimlation your baby can handle in each session before he/she might get over stimulated:
- At 4 weeks, he/she can manage about 10-15 mins of stimulation, by 6 weeks old this can increase to 15-20 minutes.
- 6-8 weeks 20-25 minutes
- 8-12 weeks up to half an hour.
- It is important to be aware of your baby’s moods and notice when he/she is becoming tired and allow him/her to rest.