Playdough – Baby
Although babies are too young for playdough they can enjoy other sensory experiences. Babies can enjoy exploring many safe kitchen implements and touching ingredients such as flour and water if you are preparing playdough for older siblings.
Did you know?
Finger feeding and exploring food can be messy fun.
Provide words to go with what it is and how it feels, e.g. warm, cold, soft, sticky.
Finger feeding and exploring food can be messy fun. If you can relax and let your child explore the texture of their food this helps the acceptance of a wide range of foods and food textures.
Across the ages
Activities listed under “baby” are suitable for children under 12 months. This age is largely about babies exploring their own bodies and the world around them from the safety of a close relationship with their caregiver.