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Veronika ia nearly two months old, and we’re moving on from just black and white to bright, bold colors – now in her visual repertoire!

This cute crafting idea is perfect to catch your baby’s attention, since in addition to primary colors, babies love faces.

Trace a circle on a piece of felt and cut out.

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From here, I made two versions. In the first, I cut out eye holes and a smile.

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In the second, I glued on eyes and a mouth in additional colors, for even more stimulus.

I attached one under the hood of her stroller, to enjoy on walks out.

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The other was perfect for gazing time in the bassinet! If you have the time, you could make a whole batch of these, with different emotions on each circle.

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Black & White Dot Pictures

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Travis and I cleaned out our craft bin this morning, and happened upon an old sheet of black dot stickers. I instantly knew what to do with the leftovers!

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We’re always mixing up visuals for Veronika’s tummy time, or time spent in her bassinet, and these black dot stickers were perfect against sturdy watercolor paper.

Instead of random patterns, I made one page with letters; a V for Veornika and T for Travis felt appropriate.

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On the reverse, I made shapes and lines.

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Obviously it’s much too early for your infant to absorb the lesson here, but it’s never too soon to introduce concepts of letters and shapes!

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All she knew right now was that she loved them. The pictures were a big hit both at the diaper table and during tummy time.

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