Over time, encourage your child to do more on his/her own and promote independence.
It might be easier and quicker for you to put your child's jacket on, but taking a few extra minutes to teach self-help skills will encourage independence and build self-confidence.
Here are some important things you can help your child learn how to do.
- Use the restroom Wash his/her hands
- Use eating utensils
- Drink from a cup or juice box
- Put on a coat and hat
- Button, snap, and zip
- Cover his/her mouth when sneezing or coughing
- Take shoes off and put them back on
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