- Age: 6 weeks - 3 months
- Time: 5-10 minutes
- Materials: none
Developmental BenefitGross Motor Skills
- Belly time is an important precursor to crawling, helps develop back muscle used in sitting, walking, and prevents flat spots from too much time on the back.
- Lie down on the floor in front of your baby and encourage him or her to look at you.
- Note: this game is for awake-time only, as it is still dangerous to put your baby to bed on their stomach.
Other Activities for 6 weeks - 3 months
Child Development by Ages
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