Be silly and laugh

You will need:besillyandlaugh

• A sense of humour

• A sense of the ridiculous

• A sense of fun

You can:

• Try laughing and see what happens next

• Have a funny face contest

• Tell your child they are not to laugh or smile and then try and make them laugh

• Play peek-a-boo

• Play tickle games

• Pretend to be asleep and snore.

• Let the fun continue, even if it is noisy (as long as your child is not hurting themselves or others)

You can also:

• Watch the YouTube “baby laughing at paper ripping” at:

Did you know:

Laughter is proven to increase serotonin levels in the body, producing a natural high, and a general sense of wellbeing.

What your child is learning:

• To trust others

• To have fun and enjoy just being with you

• To enjoy and create humour