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Outdoor Activities for Baby

December 9th, 2014 | By: Kari Svenneby
Why introducing your baby to nature is essential for developmentā€“and how to get started.

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Outdoor Activities for Baby

Getting outside with your baby is a mood enhancer for both mom and baby. The outdoors are also a great way to stimulate your baby and boost her brain power. Now sure where to start? Here are five ways to introduce your baby to the great outdoors. 

Create a garden treasure basket

Babies need sensory experiences and the outdoors is a great place to explore. Have your baby sit on a mat with a pinecone, smooth rock and rough rock and a twig. Encourage her to touch and explore the different textures. On warmer, dry days seat your baby on the grass with bare feet. It’s great for baby to pull at the grass and look at things on his level.