“These Boots Are Made For Walkin”
holding both of your child’s hands, then just hold one hand, then briefly
withdraw and re-introduce your hand(s) for support.
you return after an absence, verbally greet your child from a distance, but
wait until he approaches you.
Hold favorite toys at eye level (rather than
leaving them on the floor). Also, place favorite toys at eye level on a stable
surface 2-3 feet away (on the couch while child stands holding onto a chair).
your child to throw trash (e.g., diapers) into a garbage pail with a rim that
is about at his chest level.
use of push and pull toys.
toys that usually go together (e.g., a doll and a bottle; a basketball and a
hoop; a car and a track), but leave each toy within your child’s visual field.
your child to push a riding toy from behind while walking.