Thoughtful Eating

Toddler Pre-Schooler Snacktime

Using self-control and focus while eating a favorite treat can be fun. First, ask your child to look at the snack and describe what they see. Then smell it, touch it, and finally take just a little taste. Talk with them about what they did to help them wait.

See what your child is learning

Waiting helps your child practice self-control. This is an important skill to manage feelings and actions. They are also learning problem-solving skills like slowing down and taking a step back to see something in a new way.

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