Family Activity

Infant (9 months)

Title: Peek-a-Boo

Developmental Significance: To provide experiences with object permanence, which allows the child to realize that an object still exists even though it's not seen.

Objective: To help the child establish the concept of object permanence


  • Blanket
  • Toys


  • Hide your face under a blanket while sitting in front of the child. As you remove the blanket, smile and say "Peek-a-boo!"
  • Take one of the child's toys, such as a rattle or block and place it under the blanket while the child is watching. Encourage the child to remove the blanket that is covering his/her toy.

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