If playing another round of peekaboo or pattycake will make you lose your marbles, switch up your game plan. Add creativity to play time by introducing a few new pursuits — many of which you can make yourself using things around your house. Click through our slideshow for 13 great ideas for baby games, from recycled bottle bowling to mini pom-pon scooping.

Ribbon Pull Play

Colorful ribbon is the name of this game. Use the guide from DIY pro Anna of The Imagination Tree to make your own sensory contraption. It’s super easy to create and gives babies a chance to hone those wee motor skills.

Photo: courtesy of The Imagination Tree

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— Gabby Cullen
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Oh, and … Red Tricycle always advises that these games be played under parental supervision

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