12+ | Texture Tickle


Gather objects with different textures and gently brush one along your baby’s skin -- their legs, feet, hands, arms. Repeat several times, each with a new texture. Allow your little one to try as well, slowly increasing their exposure and comfort with novelty. Tune in to your baby’s reaction with each new experience, sharing what you observe as you go along.

The Science 

Exposure to new textures, in a gentle and safe environment, can help enhance your baby’s short-term learning alongside openness to new experiences in the long-term