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Peekaboo . . . and Other Games to Play with Your Baby

by Shari Steelsmith

illustrated by Rebekah Strecker

Table of Contents

Introduction

Playing with Your Baby

Differences in Children
Think About Safety

Newborns

Simple Faces
Movement Play
Rattle Play

1 Month

Colored Light Play
Language Play
Making a Mobile

2 Months

Smile Play
Baby Airplane
Sound Play

3 Months

Kicking and Batting Play
Nose Play
Bath Play

4 Months

Nursery Rhymes and Chants
Peek-a-Boo
Touchy-Feely Toys

5 Months

Drop & Pick Up
Baby Be Nimble Game
Ring Pull

6 Months

Don't Stop Game
Drum Play
Hide the Toy Game

7 Months

Bang Bang Game
Books, Books, Books
Block Play

8 Months

Hat and Mirror Game
Make That Sound!
Pot Puzzle

9 Months

Drop and Dump Game
Touch-Me Board
Eensy Weensy Spider

10 Months

Tube Games
Muffin Tin Play
Pulling and Poking Play

11 Months

Copy Cat Game
Feeling Faces
Touching and Feeling Play

12 Months

Picture Blocks
Nesting Play
Silly Pull Toy

Growing from Babies to Toddlers

12-15 Months

Mirror Play
Kitchen Cupboard Play
Chase & Catch
Rocks & Water
What Does the Animal Say?
Jingle Bell Toddler
Simple Puzzles
A Worm Hunt
Hug a Tree
Where's the Toddler?

15-18 Months

A Full Purse
Fun with Bubbles
Row, Row, Row Your Boat!
Jumping Fun
Making Decisions
Toys in Jars
Ring-Around-the-Rosy
Finger Puppets
Playing with "Real" Toys
Making Sandwiches
Give the Doll a Bath
Shaving Cream Fun
Sticky Picture Fun
Tape-a-Story

Let's Talk About Toys

Toys for Babies
Toys for Toddlers
Making Throwaways into Toys

Story Time

Reading with Babies
Reading with Toddlers

Books to Enjoy

Books for Parents
Books for Babies
Books for Toddlers

Subject Index

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Useful for birth–18 mos.
120 pages
$13.95 paperback
$21.95 library

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About the Author:
Shari Steelsmith

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Last updated June 17, 2014