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Science Ocean Bottle Children or Kid Activity | Cullen’s Abc’s

Hithere! You can find lots of ideas for things to do with children and kids over at This is an easy science activity that you and your child can do with a clear plastic bottle, water, baby oil and food coloring. You can even add other things to your ocean like sand, wood, little rubber fish, whatever you want! Activities are fun for you and your child to do around your home … try incorporating themes! You can view many activity videos or post your own ideas on Cullen’s Show & Tell group at For free ideas to support your child’s development at home, free patterns and a short overview video of Cullen’s abc’s go here:

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Don’t kill your baby for not being able to walk

Uploaded with YouTube’s own Flash video recorder. It looked fine in the preview but yikes, lip-sync issues. Feel free to make kung-fu “AVENGE YOUR MASTER!” noises. A creative talk quickie. I may do more of these.

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Sunny the Cat Cartoon – Helen Doron Baby’s Best Start

See Sunny the Cat! Babies love Babys Best Start – parent-child bonding and English through songs, stories, games and physical activities.

Baby Sign with Gabi – Helen Doron Baby’s Best Start

Gorgeous Gabi Baby Sign’s her way into your heart! Babies love Babys Best Start – parent-child bonding and English through songs, stories, games and physical activities.

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The Waving Song – Helen Doron Baby’s Best Start

Wonderful waving song with Lovely Ella, babies, Froggy, Doggie and Kangi too. Babys Best Start – parent-child bonding and English through songs, stories, games and physical activities.

The Witching Hour: Toddler Activities

Surviving the witching hour with a toddler can be quite a challenge. Some easy late afternoon activities can be just the way to make it to bedtime.

What Babies Can Do: An Activity-Based Guide to Infant Development – DVD Preview from

This movie is a preview of a DVD called “What Babies Can Do: An Activity-Based Guide to Infant Development,” available at It described the movie and presents a sample activity, “Catching.” Can your infant see colors? Recognize objects? Remember things? Researchers have developed many techniques for monitoring infants’ physical and mental development. Many of these methods can be easily adapted to a home setting. This movie is a preview of a DVD that shows you how to explore what your infant does and doesn’t know about the surrounding world at different ages. For more information visit http

Four months baby girl at play

The baby may be rolling over now but do not worry if they don’t until the next month or so. The normal range for this is quite large. The baby should be rolling by 6 months. If all the development of the baby is normal but 1 thing is late, then the baby is normal but has just one thing delayed. That is OK and if you read the two-month-visit page, sooner is not necessarily better. You should start using a spoon to feed your baby. It is still OK to put cereal in the bottle or feeders. If you are still only breast feeding, keep it up. Babies only require breast milk or formula for the first 6 months and do not require cereal. We will start the veg. & meats at 6 months. Only give rice or oatmeal cereal. Apple and bananas are OK. You also can give non-citric acid juices like apple, pear or prune. There is a tremendous increase in saliva, drooling and chewing. It still is not teething although few babies will have teeth now. The later the teeth erupt then the teeth are usually stronger. The increase in swallowed saliva and the increase in physical activity will cause more spitting up of milk in this age so do not worry. They also will have bonded with the parent and cry when they leave the room. They will bond most with the person who does most of the feedings. The other parent will get their feelings hurt when the baby cries when the other parent leaves but this is the normal bonding to the baby’s parent. This is not spoiled. You do not spoil them till 9 months or older when

Learning Activities for Toddlers

Information about Wowkit’s At Home with Ones activity kits for parents available through

Development of Infant Visual Tracking. Activity 1 from What Babies Can Do” DVD

This movie is a selection from the DVD What Babies Can Do: An Activity-Based Guide to Infant Development. The clip shows the first of eight activities. You will see how to test and track the development of a newborn babys ability to follow things with his or her eyes. As with all of the activities in the What Babies Can Do DVD, step-by-step instructions are shown, along with videos of what to expect from infants of different ages. Please note that the video and audio quality are much higher on the DVD itself than in this online video clip. For more information, contact us at or visit our website

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