Aeroplane - Babies

This easy to implement activity is great for adding variety to your tummy time routine.

Set up

Hold your baby in your hands, supporting their head and neck

How to play
Step 1
  • Talk to baby and explain they are going on an aeroplane ride.

Step 2
  • Hold baby in your arms, ensuring you are firmly supporting their head and neck. Lift baby and fly them around slowly and gently, looking and responding to baby’s cues of enjoyment.

Step 3
  • Responding to baby’s cues, you may add in aeroplane noises, rock them faster or fly them to pictures or mirrors on the wall.
Activity information
Age: 0-12 months, 1-2 years
Participants: 1 +
Duration: 5 minutes
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Activity summary