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Encouraging Your Child's Independence



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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