At play with baby: I can kick my feet!

Kai is just over two months old now and he is really starting to discover his feet. So we have been playing lots of “kicking-Feet” games…

Playing footsies with mommy!

When I feel mommy’s foot – I go kick, kick, kick!

Kick the Pan!

The cookie sheet feels cool on my feet…

And it makes sounds each time I tap it with my toes…

While mommy holds the pan – I go kick, kick, kick!

Kick the cups!

These plastic cups are light weight, bright and colorful…

Grandma stacks the cups up so I can reach them with my feet…

And I go kick, kick, kick, and knock them all down!

PS. The cookie sheet kicking game was an idea I learned way back in my college days. Who would have thought that I would now be using it with my grandbaby! So fun!

Here are a few more infant ideas you can check out…

Brain benefits from bonding with baby from Early Childhood Brain Insights

Baby Learning: What to do with your newborn, Music and SingingMirrors, and Visual from Pocket Full of Posies

Infant paper study part one and part two from Make it Amazing

Baby fabric bucket from Tinkerlab

And for more insights on infants and toddlers see the Elevating Childcare blog by Janet Lansbury


  1. says

    I love these ideas because they are a wonderful way to be engaged and feel connected while also allowing the baby to be the discover/explorer and “lead” play. This is playing together at its best!

    Thanks, Deborah! And thanks also for the link!

    • Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. says

      I have found that the only way to play with Kai is to let him first lead the way:)