50 Things to do with Baby: Las Vegas Parents Edition:

By Let Mommy Sleep. December 27, 2019

Congratulations and welcome to parenthood! Now that you've got the lay of the land, you may have noticed you're incredibly busy but are also somehow bored. You might be feeling a little isolated but at the same time inundated with advice and pictures of perfect families. If you need a little inspiration to get out of Groundhog Day or just get out of the house, here are 50 outings and activities for newborns, infants, moms and dads in the Las Vegas Valley.

☐ Create a pottery keepsake with baby's hand or footprint at a "paint your own" cafe. ☐ Join a stroller fitness class
☐ Stroll a garden, zoo or nature center ☐ Pack a picnic to let baby enjoy the sights and sounds
☐ Make a video to share with family/friends ☐ Set up and email address for baby and send him photos and messages of love to open when he's a teenager.
☐ Head to the library...for a concert ☐ Join an activity class, or just dance on your own!
☐ Get on baby’s eye level for tummy time outdoors  ☐ Compose and record a personalized song 
☐ Visit a park; babies love to watch older kids! ☐ Give baby a daytime bath just for fun
☐ Let your solid-eating baby “paint” with baby food, yogurt or squishy fruit ☐ Strap baby into a carrier and take a hike
☐ Immerse yourself in baby in the visual beauty of an art museum. ☐ Put some food coloring into water and let baby mix the colors, or watch you make color changes. 
☐ Enjoy fellowship and learning a new skill by attending a baby sign language class ☐ Let baby's inner artist come to life during tummy time.
☐ Play peek-a-boo ☐ Attend a big show; the kind that Vegas is known for!
☐ Manipulate some nesting cups or soft blocks ☐ Stimulate senses with soft textures and squishy toys
☐ Take a ride on a train...did you know there were so many choices? ☐ Visit a kid friendly museum
☐ Watch the sky for airplanes, birds, and helicopters. ☐ Turn out the lights and play with a flashlight
☐ When baby is able to sit up on her own well, give her a ride in a laundry basket! ☐ Shop at a farmers’ market
☐ Play ball! Roll a ball back and forth with baby. ☐ Visit a sprayground 
☐ Let baby shake or bang some musical instruments at home or with other babies in a class! ☐ Blow bubbles and let baby watch or pop them
☐ Look at and talk about photos of friends and family members ☐ Play dress up with different hats to make baby laugh.
☐ Work some puppets ☐ Give baby a “pony ride” on your knees
☐ Take a historic walking tour with baby in the carrier. ☐ Turn off the lights and go camping indoors
☐ Shake a parachute/blanket in different rhythms ☐ Check out a Family Day movie opportunity
Gaze at walls of colorful fish and small animals at a pet store. ☐ Lay on your backs under a tree and watch the leaves sparkle
☐ Join your neighborhood MOMS club - it's only $25-$30 per year ☐ Go to the grocery store (this counts as an activity!)
☐ Take baby to storytime at the local library ☐ Blow up balloons and let baby hit them in the air...or see the cause and effect with helium balloons!
☐ Practice counting objects ☐ Play a simple “hide and seek” with a toy
☐ Look in different mirrors together ☐ Go to Starbucks...maybe even the one at your local Target because you deserve it!

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