Observe the infant when she is playing near adults and siblings / others.
Initiate a game of peek-a-boo or other familiar game.
The infant of this age sits on the floor to play with toys. She makes an effort to engage others by vocalizing, showing them a toy, or reaching toward them.
Game play with hands, feet, and other body parts provides pleasurable tactile input to infants. They begin to watch for and anticipate the next turn. Encourage early childhood educators and parents to include tactile games in many daily routines (e.g., blowing on the tummy during diapering, playing peek-a-boo when dressing, etc.)
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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