Mirror activities for the church nursery are a great way for infants and toddlers to develop an awareness of themselves and others. Try these entertaining ideas to help little ones discover themselves and God’s love.
Church Nursery Games: Mirror Activities for Infants and Toddlers
Who’s That in the Mirror?
Place a baby on your lap in front of the mirror and point to his or her reflection.
Ask: Who’s that? Then say: That’s [baby’s name], and Jesus loves [baby’s name] so much!
Hide and Seek
Place a baby with an object in front of the mirror and say: See [baby’s name] and the [object’s name]?
Then pull the object out of sight, then back into view. This will strengthen a baby’s observation skills.
God Made You
As a baby views his or her reflection in a mirror, point out different parts of the body and say that God made them.
Say: God made your toes! and wiggle the baby’s toes. Or God made your hands! then clap the baby’s hands together.
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