Anytime you’re waiting in line, ask your child to guess how long until it’s your turn. How many numbers can you count? Or how many times will you sing a favorite song? Take turns inventing new “Waiting Games.”
See what your child is learning
“Waiting Games” is not about right or wrong answers. It’s about learning strategies for waiting or self-control. Studies have found that patience and self-control help children thrive now and in the future.