Tag Archives : Gross Motor

Baby Gymnastics: 10 Fun Vestibular Stimulation Activities

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Some of the most natural ways that human parents have played with their babies for all of history involves moving baby through space in different ways and at different speeds. For instance: bouncing baby up and down on your knees while singing a nursery rhyme dancing around the room with baby embraced to your chest rocking and swaying baby around to…

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Glenn Doman Method Weekly Checklists (Stages 1-4 Physical Program)

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A little over two years ago, when I was pregnant, I posted some logs I made for the first three stages of Glenn Doman’s “How Smart is Your Baby?” program. When I created them I only created the first three levels. A lot of people asked me about level IV, so the other day I decided to finish it making…

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Multi-Purpose Baby to Big Kid Jungle Gym (DIY Tutorial)

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Earlier this week when I posted some picture of our school rooms, I had quite a few people interested in the jungle gym of Damien’s (14 months) that I pictured. We built it for Damien for Christmas (he was six months old at the time) and so far it has served us well, stood up to lots of use (including…

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Roll and Float Infant Swimming Method (Review)

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A popular method for teaching infant swimming is what I like to call the “roll and float” method. It is a survival swimming technique popularized by Infant Swim Resource that teaches babies how to get to the surface of a pool if they fall in, roll onto their backs, and keep themselves in a floating position with their faces out of the…

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How to Teach Your Baby to Swim

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Summer officially began yesterday, but for many of us “summer” has been in swing for weeks or even months now, which hopefully means lots and lots of beneficial swimming! Our swimming program has been on again, off again since April, but lately has been going great with fabulous progress from both of my boys (ages 1 and 7). In this…

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