Stimulating your baby’s brain

Stimulating your baby’s brain is excellent for your baby’s development. Stimulating your baby’s brain doesn’t need to overwhelm you. Focus on sprinkling some quality interactions throughout the day. Do what is best for you and your family. Watch for signs letting you know that your baby is ready for stimulation such as them being calm and alert. If they’re fussy or turning away that just means they have other needs.

I will share with you some tips you can do to help stimulate your baby’s brain.

Read to them

Reading to your baby helps develop cognitive ability, language and literacy skills, as well as social-emotional growth, and it also creates a stronger nurturing relationship between the child and parent. It enhances language skills by copying sounds, recognizing pictures, and acquiring words. That is why reading is very important.

Sing to baby

Singing to your baby is one of the most important things you can do for them. Yes, looking to their physical requires is critical, but kids require many more than a full stomach and a clean diaper. Parents who sing to their baby are promoting bonding, cognitive development, and supplying a foundation for a lifetime of propitious learning.

Play Games with baby

Playing with your baby not only builds confidence it also helps them feel safe, loved and happy. It also develop social skills, language and communication. Games will all teach babies to care for others and the environment. Peek-a-Boo One of the best baby games to play with infants is also one of the easiest. 

Get on their level

Being on the same eye level with your baby helps him feel safer and more in control. You show that you’re giving him your full attention. It also signals that you’re willing and ready to engage with him. “Active listening is one of the most important ways you can send the message and let them know how important they are to you.

Make eye contact

Research shows that making eye contact with your baby can boost there learning. To encourage eye contact in your baby, the best thing you can do is to look him in the eyes and give him lots of attention. You can hold your baby close to your face and talk or sing to him when he is awake .

Speak in Parentese

“Parentese” is a particular way of talking to your children, which involves slowing down your speech, speaking in a higher pitch and giving pauses for them to respond. Studies shows that parents who talked to their babies using parentese started talking sooner and had a wider vocabulary than others. Talking to children as much as possible from birth gives them a head-start and will help prepare them for school.

What activities do you and your little one like to do together to stimulate their brain?