How to teach your baby to crawl
Child Development / / April 08, 2016
How to teach a child to crawl
How to teach a child to crawl, he began to actively explore the world, improve their health?Can they teach?Yes, there are special techniques, tips and advice to young parents, allowing learn how to teach a child to crawl in a fairly early age.
skills before the start of primary school age child learns his body, he learns to manage and coordinate.And this occurs through movement.At first, the baby in the crib chaotically moving arms and legs, then deliberately pulls everything into his mouth and finally the child begins to crawl, then walk.
Crawling strengthens the back muscles, preparing toddler to a vertical upright posture, teaches to keep the balance, control the position of the body.In addition, it is developing the will, tenacity, perseverance.
All babies crawl on his own.Some alternately move the arms and legs, one leg draw in the second, third, on the contrary, tighten for a bent leg, the fourth - backwards.The style resembles a worm crawling,rabbit, turtle, frog.
How quickly teach a child to crawl on all fours: some proven recommendations.
1. Create space.If the child is nowhere to practice, he will crawl?This requires a smooth, firm and non-slip surface.This can be an arena, a blanket on the floor and sofa.It is important to organize a sort of raft to somersault toddler did not cause him much harm.
2. Properly wear.Ideally - a diaper and T-shirt.Hands and feet should feel the surface, to build on it.If your baby slippery sliders, but still it is on the synthetic blanket, no result makes no sense to wait.
3. Promoting skills.Baby laying on your stomach, you need a short distance from him to put interesting objects - toy flashing phone, a favorite toy, a plate, a pyramid.Child, seeing as desired items, will make every effort to catch them.
4. Do massage.It strengthens the muscles and prepares to a crawl.You can ask the nurse to make it seem like a simple movement.This beneficial effect on the relationship between mother and child.
It is advisable to perform simple exercises.
- «Trolley».Scarce is on his tummy.Mom gently lifts the legs so that the baby's head was on the mattress, then lowers.Do 4-5 times.
- «Gurney."Tummy baby lying on the ball or roller.Mom rolls the child back and forth.Options - the ball is under the back and sides.Perform each exercise 2-3 times.
- «Scissors."The baby lies on its back.Mom performs skew movement of hands and feet, then the right leg with your left hand and vice versa.Perform 3-5 times.
If crumb already crawled, you can train the skill - at a distance of 20-30 centimeters have toys.He crawls to one, play, try on the tooth and will go again to explore the world, interested in the following toy.