Watch after the baby’s bath when drying him off in front of the mirror or in the bedroom when child is dressing with a full length mirror.
Place the child in front of the mirror and bring the child’s attention to his image.
The infant looks at his image, leans forward and mouths or kisses the image, indicating recognition of a familiar face.
Encourage mirror play with the infant next to different family members playing face games, putting on hats, etc. This encourages differentiation of self and others.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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