Spend time with your infant face-to-face. This helps to teach him that people close to him take pleasure in his communication attempts.

Your child is now imitating the language she hears and creating her own language. The next time she brings something to you, take advantage of the opportunity to extend conversation and even engage in some dramatic play.

Toddlers at this age enjoy pointing to and naming objects. You may often hear the words, “What’s that?” Use that simple question to build new vocabulary for your toddler.

During these months, children show interest and excitement listening to songs and poems, especially those with repetitive phrases.

Many children benefit from a multisensory approach to learning letters. In this activity, your child will have the chance to see letters, hear letter names and sounds, make letters and explore letters using textures.

Peekaboo games are lots of fun for your toddler. In addition, these types of interactive activities help your toddler learn to pay attention.

Spending time on a blanket on the floor gives your baby more freedom to move her arms, legs and body. As much as possible, keep your infant in the least restrictive space when awake.

Help your toddler develop motor skills by rolling a ball back and forth with him. It’s fun and it helps your toddler develop eye-hand coordination.

It’s a good idea to start exposing infants to books. However, at this age, most things end up in a baby’s mouth. That’s why cloth and soft vinyl books are good for this age range

Between 6 and 11 months, babies are able to use both hands when manipulating an object. This allows them to begin to manipulate a book to look at its pages.