LEVEL 2 Mobile Babies
Once your baby starts to crawl on his tummy and creep by lifting his tummy and putting more weight on his hands and knees, he is ready to move into the crawl and explore class.
Crawling and creeping should continue for 4-5mths for the essential skills to develop.It is very important as they develop the muscle tone and coordinaton needed for walking.
Nature will decide when the best time is for your child to start walking. In the meantime, they need to be challenged to creep up and down, over and under, through and around. This gives them the necessary confidence to start to move into an upright position where their view on everything changes. They need new balancing skills, adjustment of visual perception, and increased muscle tone in their legs.
Your child will readily move around the hall looking for things to climb, go through and play on. Their hand skills will become more purposeful over the next few months they will begin to deliberately reach and grasp for things they wish to explore. We will do lots of activities to strengthen these all important muscles needed for writing later on.
During mat time more emphasis is placed on body awareness, visual ,auditory activities and your child will start to take part in the music and singing activities – rocking along and moving with music and even beginning to imitate the sounds.
In this next stage of your baby’s first year they will be moving by themselves with deliberation and sit unaided. They will want to look touch, feel & smell everything! At GymbaROO we will continue to help give you many enrichment activities & ideas to use at home, as well as a place where you and your child can play and learn together.