5 Ways to Teach Your Toddler that You Will Both Love

Toddlers are learning and growing every day. How can parents enhance their learning and help them explore their world- without resorting to screen time? This episode gives 5 ways to teach your toddler throughout the day.

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1. Help Around the House

Young toddlers can help with simple chores and housework. This will train them and help parents to get work done throughout the day, as well as engage with their child.

Toddlers can:

  • Load the dryer

  • load the silverware

  • Hold the dustpan

  • Throw away trash

  • Pick up toys

2. Prepare Food

When toddlers are involved in food preparation, they are more likely to eat their meals. Parents are often concerned about safety and messes in the kitchen, but toddlers can be involved in food preparation in simple ways.

Toddlers can:

  • Mix

  • Pour/ Dump

  • Turn on appliances

3. Everything is an adventure for a toddler

Go at your child's pace. Let them explore and get deep into their play and their world. Try new ideas and let your child lead. Beyond toys, here are some fun ideas to try with your child: