3+ | Two Texture Trace


Find two textures — a dry wipe and a natural object, for example — and trace a continuous line down each side of your baby’s face Start at the top of the forehead, gently tracing your baby’s jawline, ending in the center of the chin. Trace back upward, criss-cross sides, and trace down the cheeks again.

The Science

During this exercise, you are stimulating your baby’s senses through touch. Specifically, by using distinct textures on the left and right sides of the body, you are help your baby strengthen connections throughout the left and right sides of the brain.