In this activity, you can help your baby gain upper body strength while having fun.
- 5 to 10 minutes
You can help your baby gain upper body strength by gently lifting the legs while she is in the tummy position, encouraging her to move forward with the hands, if interested. This should feel good and be quite enjoyable if the baby is physically ready and if you are careful not to overdo.
- Do this activity while moving toward a mirror that can be seen at that level.
- Scoot toward a pillow laid out on the floor and collapse onto it.
- Do this activity to retrieve a slow moving ball.
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