Help your child get used to the bathwater by sprinkling some warm water on their toes, feet, legs, and tummy. Watch how they react to the water and respond. Let them know with your words where you will sprinkle the water next and name each part of the body as you go.
See what your child is learning
Reading your child’s cues means paying attention to their reactions to the water and respondin””like making the same face or the same sound. When you engage in this back and forth conversatio””with or without word””you’re building the foundation for language and relationships.