12+ | Posting Blocks


Hand your baby a container with a lid – an empty dry wipes container works well too – and a small object or toy. Ask your little one to put the toy inside the box and close the lid. Encourage them as they work independently to complete this quick task.

The Science

You are exercising many subtle but important skills during this simple activity. You are promoting your child’s receptive language as you offer instructions and also engaging their visual-motor and fine motor skills as they work to align and close the lid.