Do It Yourself Dress Up

Toddler Getting Dressed

Ask your child to make choices about what they want to wear. Give options like, “Do you want to wear the white socks or the black socks?” Be silly and ask, “Will you wear them on your head? No!” Encourage them to try getting dressed on their own and praise how hard they’re working.

See what your child is learning

Your child feels supported in trying things that are challenging when you encourage them to have choices and control over decisions about what to wear. They’re also using critical thinking skills when they decide where the clothes go on their body.

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