Focus on Do

By Jenette Gunville, Florence, Forest, & Vilas County Family Living EducatorScreen Shot 2015-09-16 at 11.50.46 AM

By highlighting what children are allowed to do, adults encourage children’s positive behavior. Toddlers struggle to imagine opposites so when told not to do something may have a hard time selecting another behavior. By framing statements in a positive way, adults help toddlers imagine better choices.

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