Support Brain Development by Playing Games with Your Child
0-1 MONTHSPlace your baby in your lap, face to face, close to the dike, so that it can move your arms and legs comfortably. Bring your face closer to your baby and make different smiling expressions. Then show your baby a simple black-and-white human face picture drawn on A4 paper, and move it slowly to the left and right to play for a minute.1-2 MONTHSAs a play material, you should get one of the wrist rattles prepared for babies. Put your baby on his back and put rattles on his wrists. Look at it and say it over and over again with a cheerful melody you make up a phrase like, “You are a very sweet baby eks. Move your baby's hand and shake the rattle to indicate its importance each time you come to the specific word you specify (for example, “sweet”). You can play the same game with your feet.2-3 MONTHSGet toy rings made of hard plastic. Take a ring in both hands and show them to your baby at a distance within reach of their arms. Bring the rings closer to him until he does. When you hold it, gently push the ring on the other side towards your baby and say “pull ize to your baby. Then pull the ring slightly towards you and say “push ize to your baby. Help your baby to open his hands and say “let go”. You can gently pull the rings to help release the ring. Encourage your baby to hold the rings again and repeat the release.3-4 MONTHSFor this game you will need several materials of different texture such as a damp sponge, towel, nylon. Embrace your baby and sit on the edge of the table. Index objects on the table. Let your baby handle objects and play with them. Caress each baby's hands with each object and say the name of the object.4-5 MONTHSYou will need an A4 card for this game. Put your baby in the baby seat, you sit in front of him. Cover your face with paper. Tell your baby: konuş Talk to me to see me.. When your baby makes a sound, open your face right away, give her a kiss and start the game again. Play for two minutes.5-6 MONTHSIn order to teach your baby how to classify objects according to their shape, size or function, you can provide them with the following objects during the day: - 3 teaspoons and 1 tablespoon, - 3 lids of different sizes, including 1 cup and 1 cup's own lid, - 3 toothpaste boxes and 1 perfume box. Put one of the objects (eg teaspoons) in front of your baby and say: “This is a spoon. Iniz Your baby will try to hold the spoon. Then show your baby the second teaspoon. Watch if your baby is surprised and comparing 2 spoons. Did he drop the first one when he tried to reach the second spoon, or did he hold both? Is there an expression on his face that he recognized the object? Then put the third teaspoon in front of you and say: “These are the same. One, two, three spoons. Ize Allow your baby some time to play freely with tea spoons. When he is less interested and leaves the teaspoons, line the spoons at a distance that he can see but cannot reach, and reveal the soup spoon and say: “Look! This is different."6-9 MONTHSSing your day to your baby. Use any melody to sing what you're doing that day. Waking up, dressing, having breakfast, going out during the day you can sing all the activities you do. You can also sing about the people in your baby's life. For example, “Granny loves you very much, she gives you a kiss.” Musical conversations support your baby's brain development.9-12 MONTHSLay your baby on your back and touch your nose and nose while saying melodically “nose”. Repeat this several times. Then repeat the game for other parts of the face, such as cheeks, chin and lips. As time progresses, you can continue the game with other parts of the body such as hands, arms, legs, abdomen.Recommendation to parents:70 percent of brain development is completed in the first year of life. In other words, your baby's mind develops in the first year of life at such a speed that it will never happen again. The best way to support brain development is to play sensory games with it.