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Shake n' Roll Rattle

Duration: any

Age: baby, parent

Skill for Bub: Muscle Builder, Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun

summary:

Encourage your child’s understanding of cause and effect with a shaker that she can hear and see what’s happening inside.

Sometimes the best toys for your baby are not the ones that you buy at the store. Quickly create this rattle made out of items that you use every day. Quickly create this rattle made out of items that you use every day. Here’s all you’ll need to get the fun going:

what you need:

  • A small empty water bottle with cap
  • A handful of various beans, rice or uncooked popcorn
  • Tape or glue

Put the ingredients inside the bottle and close the cap tightly. Seal the cap with glue or a piece of masking tape for extra protection. Your child will be dazzled to watch what the beans dance around as she shakes or rolls it back and forth.