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.

Discovery Bottles

Bottles can be filled with all kinds of cool stuff for babies to discover. From colored rice to shampoo to glitter, these offer plenty of rolling, shaking fun. Creative mom Amanda, blogger of Dirt And Boogers, has all the info on these DIY delights.

Photo: courtesy of Amanda Reuter

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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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