from Arun, Appa of 1 year-old Swarit in Maryland
Swarit and I do lots of fun things together. Some of it is around music & sounds – singing (both while putting him to sleep and while playing/jumping etc), tapping on different things like doors, windows, tables, utensils etc to create different sounds. He also loves books and we read together a lot.
He has started running – so we generally run around the house singing. He has learnt to kick a ball – so we play football. Then we play with some of his toys that came as gifts – some musical, some stackers etc and so on. He was initially scared of the vacuum cleaner sound – but has grown out of it now after we showed him what it was and let him touch and explore it while it was not on – now he holds my hand and walks with me while I mop the carpet using the vacuum cleaner. He is also curious about locks, blinds etc and we spend time together exploring all of it and creating some new games there 🙂
We do make up lot of new games as we go along …