Your child is beginning to develop fine motor skills in his fingers and hands. This is the perfect time to add in modeling on how to form shapes and lines using a pillow cushion from a table or chair.

In this activity, you'll use singing and movement to build an awareness of language patterns, syllables and alliteration.

Take a look at some recommended books that have lots of rhyme and language repetition to help expose your preschooler to important phonological awareness skills in a fun and natural way.

For this activity, the positional words “up” and “down” are used repeatedly to help your baby begin to understand direction and orientation.

This activity will give your child a chance to use one of his favorite alphabet books to expand his awareness and use of letter-sound correspondence.

In this activity, you can introduce your toddler to letters naturally while playing with alphabet blocks. Then, make it even more exciting with opportunities to stack and knock down the blocks.

As early as the third or fourth month, infants are learning to have more control of their bodies. Here are some things you can do to aid your baby in developing her motor skills.

This Sound Play activity incorporates lively play songs that use rhyme, alliteration and repetition, which allow your baby to hear the important sound patterns of speech.

If your baby is between 6 months and 11 months old, she is at a peak age for receptive language development: the comprehension of language. This activity will give you both time to bond and it will help expose her to new sounds, vocabulary and repetition.

Animal sound games are a good way to expose your baby to new sounds! Plus, she will have so much fun trying to find where that sound is coming from.