Observe the infant moving into sit from lying down.
Once the infant is in sitting, the adult can play a “find the toy” game with the infant. Take a favorite toy and hold it up for the child to “find.” Say, “Where is it?” When the child retrieves it, clap and say, “Find it again.” Move the toy behind the child. Repeat moving the toy to different locations in relation to the child.
The infant will spontaneously move from lying down to sitting.
Infants now feel comfortable moving and can adjust their positions without falling over. They enjoy moving their upper and lower bodies together to achieve a goal.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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