OT Corner: OT Tips for Getting your Child Winter Ready
[Source: Boomerang Health]
Getting kids dressed to go outside in the winter can be a daunting task. On a good day it can take almost as long as the outdoor play itself. To avoid a hold up, parents will often “assist” their children with the process. Although support is great, offering too much can have long term implications. The last thing that you want is for your child to rely on the help and be unable to don winter gear in your absence.
Why not teach your child strategies early on to promote independence with this essential daily task. Listed below are five tips that can be used with pre-school aged children. Some are general tips, while others are more specific things that you can do to promote ease and efficiency with getting dressed to go outside in the winter.
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