week 27

week 27


  • Sign language:  Use hand movements along with associated words to teach the child to communicate with gestures. Even if a child can’t talk yet, he can learn to sign that he wants more or is done with everything! Helps the child develop early communication skills.
  • Blow more berries:  Try blowing more berries. This time, the child may blow the berries and miss the bubbles again. It helps the child by laying a foundation for language, social skills and other skills such as eating and drinking from a cup.
  • Board Book Fun:  Finding books with interactive elements like folds or noises are fun surprises! Let the child take his time turning the pages. Helps baby develop language skills and interactive items can stimulate baby’s senses.

Toys for your 27 week old baby



week 28

  • Moo and Baa:  Use animal sounds when playing or reading to a child. Point to a picture of an animal and then make the sound that the animals make: “a cow mourns”, “a sheep swerves”. Helps the child learn to listen to different types of sounds.
  • Name game:  Point to the different parts of your face and name them for the child. Point to your nose and say “mother’s nose.” Keep doing this with the other facial features and see how the baby reacts. Helps the child develop communication skills.
  • Child in the middle:  Put the child’s favorite toys on the floor in a large circle. Put them in the middle – under the abdomen. Watch them pray and move around to play with the toys. Helps the child develop a strong core and learn to coordinate multiple movements simultaneously.

Toys for your 28 week old baby


week 29


  • Shadow-Puppet Play:  Use your hands to make shadow puppets for baby. Speak and sing as you move your fingers up and down while baby watches the talking shadow! Helps the child develop visual tracking skills.
  • Child’s first teacher:  You are  your child’s first teacher  . Show them how to use the toys in different ways, such as hitting blocks together or knocking a stacked tower. Helps the child develop sensory and intellectual experiences.
  • Be like a child:  does the child hit cubes together or clap their hands? It’s your turn to copy them! When the child does something, repeat it. It helps the child to develop  his common interest and  social contact with you.

Toys for your 29 week old baby


week 30


  • All in the knees:  Position the child to move your leg so that his feet are flat on the floor and knees are bent. Gently press on the baby’s knees until he begins to feel the weight through his legs and feet. Helps the child practice balance while sitting and get the feet ready to stand.
  • Wet towel:  Place the washcloth in the freezer for 15 minutes. Before it freezes and becomes hard, give it to the child to bite into. Helps soothe baby’s gums when teething.
  • Roll and Pull:  Take a thick piece of yarn at least two feet long. Tie a small object or toy on one end. Show the child how he can pull the strings to bring the object toward him. Helps the child develop gross motor skills.

Toys for your 30 week old baby



week 31


  • Crawling and crawling: The baby  may  rock  back and forth on his tummy towards objects of interest. Encourage movement by placing toys around the child where they must move to reach them. Helps the baby learn to crawl.
  • Sitting to play:  Since the child can sit independently, sit on the floor and roll the ball to the child. Encourage them to hold back using both hands so they can’t use them for support. Helps the child to strengthen the muscles of the back, shoulder and trunk.
  • Little Explorer:  Allow the child to grab and explore the items within reach by giving them space to explore the environment. Stay close to supervision. It helps the child to get new motor experiences.

Toys for your 31 week old baby



week 32

  • The excitement of driving:  Give the child a simple command like “roll the ball.” Show your child how excited you are by smiling and clapping. Helps the child learn to follow instructions.
  • Swinging:  If the child can sit and lift his head without any problem, try gently pushing him on a swing in the garden! Make sure the child is secure in the swing. Gently push them back and forth. Helps the child develop motor and sensory skills.
  • Splish Splash:  Take  a small tub  that the child can reach and  fill it  with water. Place floating objects such as cups and plastic spoons in the sink. Let them splash and push things underwater, then watch them float. * Always stay nearby so that the child is not alone. Helps the child develop motor and sensory skills.
  • Independent Child:  Give the child a variety of things to play with. Games in which the child must put a ball or object in a container, an activity table or a tunnel allow the child to explore independently. Helps the child with motor and sensory skills.

Toys for your 32 week old baby


week 33

  • Game Grasp Time:  When the child holds a toy in each hand, offer him a third game. Watch the child discover how to catch the new toy without giving up the other two toys. Helps baby develop fine motor skills and problem solving skills.
  • Baby  Pushup Encourage pushups for babies during tummy time by raising and lowering the rattle above baby’s head. Helps baby improve neck and head control and strengthen back, shoulder and torso muscles.
  • Backyard Fun:  Let the child explore the backyard safely. Take the child outside and let him touch the leaves and grass. Helps expose baby to new sights, smells and sounds.

Toys for your 33-week-old


week 34

  • Monkey See, Monkey Do:  Use a mirror to practice silly faces and sounds with baby, such as kissing faces. Use a variety of facial expressions while speaking. Be silly! The child will laugh and respond by trying to imitate you. Helps the child to practice making sounds of a new language.
  • It’s raining in the shower:  Poke holes in the lid of an empty food container and fill it with water to enjoy a fun bath time game. Baby can rain on himself or on a toy! Helps baby develop playing skills while using their senses.
  • Bucket time:  Sit with your child on the floor facing a plastic bucket and have a toy handy. Show them how to drop it in the bucket and then let them take a turn. Helps baby build hand-eye coordination while learning how to copy your movements.
  • Fingers crosses: Unwrapping  a gift can be more exciting than what’s inside. They are so happy to use their fingers to get things done. You can even use newspapers to finish a game they played before. Helps baby develop fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.

Toys for your 34-week-old baby


week 35


  • Child Protection:  As a child gains better movement control, be sure to protect your home. Keep breakable items out of children’s reach and put safety locks on devices. Helps keep baby safe as they explore and gain independence.
  • Stacking toys:  The child is becoming more interested in how things work. Now is a great time to introduce stacking toys, such as stackable blocks or rings. You can stack them and let them hit them or guide their hands through the movements. Helps the child develop visual skills and thinking skills.
  • Skating around:  Have the child sit on your knees  and hold his hips  . Move your legs up and down until it looks like the child is riding a horse. Switch the direction of the child’s faces. In front of you, you can talk to the child. Or the child can face away to look at the environment. It helps expose the baby to new types of movement.
  • Game tip:  Give the child a new and different toy to play with instead of his all-time favorite. It helps expose the child to new things.

Toys for your 35 week old baby


week 36

  • Talk on the phone:  play with a fake phone; Talk to the phone as you would with a normal call, then offer the child to do the same. Helps the child develop listening and communication skills while learning about things around the house.
  • Reach the top of the stairs:  Put new, safe foods within easy reach of the child so he can begin to reach for and explore. It helps expose the child to new foods and access skills.
  • Clapping and kissing:  The child learns new gestures, such as pointing and waving. Practice a new gesture, such as blowing a kiss or clapping. Helps the child learn how to use movements to express himself.
  • Recognize food:  When the child is sitting on a high chair, give him food that he usually eats and cut it into small pieces so that he can try to pick it up with his fingers. They may not be able to catch every single piece yet but it’s good practice. Helps the child develop fine motor skills.

Toys for your 36 week old baby


week 37


  • Story time:  Describe your actions throughout the day as you dress, feed, and bathe the baby. Helps the child develop listening and communication skills.
  • Music time:  Give the child a musical toy and show them how to use it. They will enjoy learning how to make different sounds. Try to make a family band and make music together! Helps the child develop sensory skills.
  • Human obstacle:  lie on the ground and make the baby crawl on you! When they crawl, put your arms around them for a hug. You can add another one so baby does some extra crawling! Helps baby develop gross motor skills, build upper body strength, and bonding.
  • Bucket O’Toys:  Fill a bucket with toys of different sizes, textures, and colors. Make sure nothing is small enough to swallow if the child decides to explore it with his mouth. Allow the child to explore the games with all their senses. * Make sure the toys are not small enough to be swallowed.  Helps the child develop sensory skills.

Toys for your 37-week-old baby


week 38


  • Tray time:  Put pureed foods, such as applesauce or yogurt, on the baby’s tray and encourage him to play with the spoon. Helps the child develop feeding skills.
  • Textures  and Temperatures   Allow the child to experiment with textures and temperatures . Textured toys, such as teething rings or a wet towel close to the freezer are fun for baby to experiment with. Helps with sensory development.
  • Moving and crawling:  Help the baby get into a crawling position. Support the stomach and hips if necessary. Once the baby crawls, hold a toy in front of him to get him to move. Helps the child develop motor skills.
  • Crawl training:  Create a tunnel with your legs and encourage the baby to crawl through it. “Catch” them by squeezing your legs together as they pass. After being caught several times, they will rush to try to cross. Helps the child develop gross motor skills.

Toys for your 38 week old baby


week 39


  • Pat-A-Cake:  Play “Pat-A-Cake” with the child. First, hold their hands to show the movements, then let them do it themselves. It helps the child to learn to clap their hands.
  • Rising to standing:  Hold the child’s hands while they are sitting on the floor and slowly raise them to a standing position. Let them stand like this for 8 to 10 seconds, then slowly lower them to the floor. Helps the child to strengthen the muscles of his legs to prepare for walking.
  • Crawl check:  When the baby is crawling, do the clock to make sure both arms and legs are pulling the same amount of weight as they move. * If you are concerned about how your child is crawling, talk to your child’s health care provider. Helps baby develop strength and coordination of other motor skills.

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