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From popsicles to potato salad, everyone loves summertime snacks! It’s a great opportunity to let your little ones try something new. Who knows how much their taste has changed each month? Take a look at some of the yummy snacks below and check out more ideas at Disney Family Fun!
- Citrus Sipper: Break a peppermint stick and stick it into an uncut lemon. Just suck on the stick as usual and soon it turns into a straw to give you a sugary-sweet treat! Yum.
- Frozen Flower Pops: Cut petal designs into pineapple, stick a watermelon ball in the center, and add a slice of green apple as a leaf. Freeze for an hour, and voila!
While your new baby’s activities probably consist mostly of eating and sleeping for the moment, there are lots of fun things you can do to entertain him and help him start to discover the world around him. When baby is awake and calm, you can try introducing him to games that will appeal to his brand new senses. Here are a few activities you can enjoy with your newborn:
Hear Although baby is too young to be able to hold a rattle on his own, you can still use one to introduce him to the world of sound. While baby is lying down, gently and carefully shake a rattle near one side of his head, outside of his view (don’t get too close to the ears or it may be too loud for him). Stop abruptly, then shake again. Repeat a few times, watching baby’s face to see if he perks up to the sound. If it catches his attention, repeat on the other side. More >
Hooray, Spring is finally here!! After such a long, cold winter we’re thrilled to finally spend time outside and we bet you and baby are too! To help celebrate the arrival of the new season, check out these fun activities for you and your little one. Happy Spring!
Help baby discover rainbows and the colors of spring with these simple activities:
Create a Rainbow Crayon Take three (or more) colorful crayons and tape them together. Show baby how coloring with this “special” crayon makes multi-colored lines, like a rainbow. Then guide baby’s hand with the crayon, to create a picture with rainbow-like lines.
I Spy . . . a Rainbow! Play the “I Spy” game, searching for rainbows! A great way to do this is take your little one outside and blow bubbles. Point out all the rainbows in the bubbles. Another fun activity requires a small mirror, a More >