Baby’s Reach, Grasp & Splash

A visual invitation to reach and touch, grasp and feel, hold and let go.

Shifting his body to one side, this baby coordinates his arm actions, challenges his balance to reach farther using a little counterbalance of his right arm.  He makes dynamic connections between what he sees, touches and feels within his arm’s reach and visual field.  He hears different sounds when he throws each tomato into the pot and then watches them splash, sink, bounce up and float!

Timing the release and anticipating the sound is why babies play this kind of game over and over in container play or from their high chair.  Read more in the Amazing Babies Moving Book, new eBook and eNewsletter:

  • Book: Amazing Babies Moving: Essential Movement to Enhance Your Baby’s Development in the First Year (p.185)
  • New eBook: Amazing Babies Moving - Locomotion Baby eBook (10 Months)
  • eNewsletter: Sign up and read the full post in our archived October eNewsletter

 

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