How To Make Your Own Cheap, And Easy Tummy Time Mat

Thursday, 18 July 2013  |  The Baby Hamper Company

How To Make Your Own Cheap, And Easy Tummy Time Mat


If you are looking for an inexpensive and easy-to-make tummy time mat, this DIY guide is for you! The Baby Hamper Company provides step-by-step instructions on how to create your own mat, using materials that are readily available and affordable. These mats are ideal for helping your baby develop strong head, neck, and shoulder muscles, as well as promoting tactile exploration and sensory development. Plus, they are easy to clean and store, making them a convenient and practical choice for busy families. 

Best of all, this project can be completed in just a few minutes, so you can start enjoying those precious moments with your little one right away. So what are you waiting for? Get started today and see how easy and affordable it can be to make your own tummy time mat!

Here's how to make an cheap and easy tummy time mat for your baby.

Visit your local carpet retailer and ask them for some bright or bold patterned carpet samples. You will need 8, and they usually sell them for around a £1 each. They are from the sample books that all carpet retailers get. I would go in in either January or September as that's when most of them scrap their old books.

Try to get contrast colours eg black and white, and bright primary colours - babies love these! Bold stripes are also very good

You'll also need carpet tape available from most home stores.

DIY baby tummy time mat


Turn all of the carpet pieces over

DIY baby tummy time mat
 

Tape all the carpets together in a grid formation

DIY baby tummy time mat

DIY baby tummy time mat


Turn over

DIY baby tummy time mat

Et Voila! Easy peasy lemon squeezy!!

DIY baby tummy time mat

DIY baby tummy time mat

A cheap, simple and easy tummy time mat, in no time at all!

This post just goes to show that you don't have to spend a fortune on a tummy time mat for your baby. This DIY guide will show you how to make your own, using materials that you may already have lying around the house! Your baby will love spending time on this soft and comfortable mat and is the perfect accessory for their sensory development.

If you enjoyed this post you might want to check out our other Parenting tips and How to make DIY Baby Shaker Toys!

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