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Teaching Your Child to Become Independent with Daily Routines

Young children can learn how to do simple daily self-help activities—they just need to be taught what to do. When teaching a child to do self-care skills, you first need to know what you can typically expect of a young child, your child’s skill level, and how to provide clear and simple instructions about how to do a task. In addition, providing children with ample encouragement that is both positive and specific will help promote their success. The information in this handout will help you understand what you can expect from your preschooler and provides tips for helping your child learn how to become more independent with daily routines.

File Type: pdf
Categories: Tip Sheet
Tags: Family Engagement, Infant-Toddler, Schedules/Routines/Transitions
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