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.

Disappearing Act

Now they see it, now they don’t! Babies love to figure out where items go and this unique take on disappearing items -- "hiding" objects behind tissue paper -- will be a sure winner for little explorers. Grab the materials list from Laughing Kids Learn.

Photo: courtesy of Kate Lloyd

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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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