Wednesday, April 2, 2008

11 Month Old Baby

Characteristics:

- Can say one recognizable word. Example: Papa, Mama

- Walks when supported with one hand.

- Likes to play clapping games. Example: Pat-a-cake, Pok-amai-amai

- Curious about things around the house.

- Like to put things into and taking them out of the containers.

- Imitates simple actions such as waving: “bye bye”


Suggested activities:

- Teach him to drink from feeding cup.

- While holding on to a mobile steady object (Example: Push cart), encourage him to stand and walk.

- Teach him to imitate simple actions, for example: “Touch you nose”, “Reach for the sky”, “Clap your hands”, etc.

- Demonstrate cause and effect. Example: Stack a column of blocks and knock them down saying “All fall down”

- Encourage him to stack big or small cubes of plastic containers.