Although babies do a lot of playing on their own, sometimes you can plan their play. If you choose activities and toys appropriate for your baby's age and development, you can create special playtimes that stimulate your baby's development of communication and thinking skills.
There are plenty of books and other resources that provide ideas about what your baby might be able to do at various ages.
Of course, most baby books & other resources are written for children with typical hearing in mind. But you can use the information for your own needs and those of your child by following just a few, practical steps: