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It's Playtime, Baby! 12 Simple Developmental Activities to Try with Your Tot

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Babies and Boxes

Boxes are so much fun! There's no need to buy fancy blocks to build your infant's motor skills. Wrap up some smaller boxes (such as cereal boxes or shoe boxes) with recycled newspaper or wrapping paper and allow your baby to handle them and learn to rip them open. She will love the sound of the paper ripping as she pulls on it. She will also enjoy stacking boxes, knocking them over, and rebuilding the stack with your help.

More on Piling Boxes.

More on Unwrapping Boxes.

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