Intellectual Development means being able to think creatively and abstractly, to pay attention, solve problems and develop keen judgement along with a lifelong readiness to learn.
This fun peek-a-boo activity develops your baby's intellectual ability to realize that objects do not disappear even if they can’t be seen.
You will need:
- If available, you can use a paper plate, scarf or small toy to hide behind.
- Sit facing your baby. Cover your face with your hands. Ask,
- Uncover your face, smile and say, “Peek-a-Boo!
- You can also hide behind something such as a scarf and emerge from
behind it when you say, “Peek-a-Boo.”
- Adjust your position so that you are moving from one side of your
baby to the other, so your baby will try to turn his head to locate
- Provide special attention through kisses each time they try to find you or the object.
- Feel important and motivated to try again.
- Make a silly face every time you say "Peek-a-Boo".
- Stimulates thinking of missing object.
- Encourages to laugh and smile.