How old do children need to be before they start imitating others? Surprisingly, babies are born ready to imitate!
Andrew Meltzoff, one of the authors of The Scientist in the Crib, found that newborn babies only hours old could imitate him sticking out his tongue. Look out mom and dad ... your baby is ready to watch and imitate you right away!
Here is a fun video showing a dad whose twin babies are imitating his dancing in their own way: