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Touch Tour

Time

  • 5 to 10 minutes

Materials

  • Safe common household items

Directions

Treat your baby to a bird's eye view of the world and a chance to touch things too high to reach. Carry your baby around at your eye level and name each object as you touch it. Include things like wall hangings, raised letters, doorbells, and stone or brickwork.

Extensions

  • Take this game outdoors and find new candidates to touch.
  • Move up to a sink and feel cool and slightly warm water.
  • Open the freezer and touch cold things with the tip of the finger.

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Copyright © 2004 by Susan Kettmann. Excerpted from The 2,000 Best Games & Activities with permission of its publisher, Sourcebooks, Inc.

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