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Assisting with Bathing

“SCRUB in the TUB”

  • Give your child a basin, a bar of soap and a washcloth.
  • Provide your child with opportunities to wash dolls, toys, and dishes.
  • Guide your child’s hand to assist with washing.
  • Model washing on your child or a doll.
  • Point to your child’s body parts as you wash them.
  • Verbally instruct your child to go through the motions of washing.
  • Have your child take the dolls in the bath. As you wash, have your child wash the dolls.
  • Allow your child to play with foam or liquid soap. Prompt your child to rub the soap on a washcloth and then on a body part.