Tea party – Baby

teaparty babyBabies love playing with chunky plastic cups and spoons.

Did you know?

Functional play with real objects helps babies explore how things work and practice their motor and coordination skills.

Add language

Provide the words that go with what your baby is seeing, hearing and doing.

Other development

Practicing with a spoon builds baby’s skills to be able to feed themselves.


Use child safe cups and spoons which won’t break easily.

Across the ages

All the activities listed on our “Play Ideas” page can be applied across different age groups. See how tea party play can be fun for toddlerschildren and playgroups.


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.