Wild Animals – Sensory Activity for 0-12 Month Olds

    Wild Animals

    The aim of this activity is to review and learn body parts as well as some wild animals. The game is played in a very simple and funny way. Your little one will surely laugh out loud and giggle.

    Of course start playing the game with learning the animals with flashcards or toys. Discuss the animals and their peculiarities: spots, folds, hair, stripes. Don’t play with all the animals at a time if your baby has got tired. Take two ones. This will help your little one learn the animals and activities faster and better.

    You can play this game every time you want, it can cheer up your little one and be a kind of a funny warm-up before massage.

    Giraffes have spots, spots, spots everywhere.
    Slap on the whole baby’s body
    Giraffes have spots, spots, spots everywhere.
    On the forehead, neck, and elbows.
    Touch every mentioned baby’s body part with the both pointing fingers.
    On the nose, tummy, knees and toes.

    Elephants have folds, folds, folds everywhere.
    Pinch the baby’s body as if collecting folds.
    Elephants have folds, folds, folds everywhere.
    On the forehead, neck, and elbows.
    Touch every mentioned baby’s body part with the both pointing fingers.
    On the nose, tummy, knees and toes.

    Teddies have hair, hair, hair everywhere.
    Stroke the baby’s body as if smoothing hair
    Teddies have hair, hair, hair everywhere.
    On the forehead, neck, and elbows.
    Touch every mentioned baby’s body part with the both pointing fingers.
    On the nose, tummy, knees and toes.

    Zebra has stripes, stripes, stripes everywhere.
    Move the palm ribs around the body as if drawing stripes.
    Zebra has stripes, stripes, stripes everywhere.
    On the forehead, neck, and elbows.
    Touch every mentioned baby’s body part with the both pointing fingers.
    On the nose, tummy, knees and toes.

    You should know

    Fun and laughter together strengthen bonding between you and your little one.

    – The game broadens baby’s horizons and he discovers the wild animals in a funny way.

    – Actions of fingers and hands enhance baby’s kinesthetic development.

    – Baby learns to anticipate the repeating actions.

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