2. Reach for the toy:
Age to play: 4 months
Stimulates: Pre-crawling stage 2 – pushing elbows
Put the baby on his tummy and place some toys round the child. The toys ought to be nearby.
Encourage the baby to select up the toys. Since the baby is on the stomach, he can place his weight on one elbow to use the opposite hand to carry the toy. It helps strengthen the arm muscles involved the weight higher.
Place the toys around every arm so the baby alternates between elbows of each arms to support weight.