Activities with Baby

What to do with baby all day long? A great resource of activity and developmental ideas

It can be a long day with baby

Here are some activity ideas and links to further info and literature about each activity. Useful for extra ideas to fit into your schedule or maybe if you’re with baby and unsure what activity to do next (and he disagrees with your plan to sit down in front of the TV with a cup of tea for a few mins cause you’re tired….)


 How to play with your newborn baby (0-3 months)what to play with your newborn baby 0 3 months how what why psychology


 ReadingReading with babies and children: The why, what & how, psychological perspectives and findings.

◊ Improvisation and creative play e.g. Puppets

◊ Practice skill e.g. Sitting up

◊ Baby Massage

◊ Tummy time


 Music & child development. The benefits, psychological research & how to use music with babies, toddlers, children.

◊ Music

◊  Sensory play

◊ Play Equipment – Baby Play Gyms 



◊  Activity ideas with and without babyMaternal wellbeing and good mental health - activity ideas from a clinical psychologist on reducing cabin fever and keeping your mood healthy while on maternity leave/spending a lot of time with baby – to increase mood, or reduce that “cabin fever” feeling


◊ Tourist Baby – be a tourist in your own town!… Or actually go places and be a tourist. Here’s some touristy things that the Little Lovely got up to

Baby Friendly London. The London Aquarium. Navigating London with babies and toddlers, fun activities, from

Tourist Baby Days



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