“Don’t Cry Over Spilt Milk…Just Learn How To Pour”
your child in a sturdy position.
pouring the liquids into both a cup and a bowl.
your child a water bottle, which limits the amount of liquid that comes out.
your child practice tilting the water bottle and transferring the liquid into a
hand over hand assistance at first to guide your child through the pouring
with thicker liquids, like yogurt or milk shakes, and then decrease the
play with your child, set up tea parties with dolls and stuffed animals.
your child pour cereal from the box into a bowl and pasta into an empty pot.
your child to help you prepare meals, pouring ingredients into a bowl.
your child a smaller pitcher with enough liquid to fill a cup.
the physical and verbal prompts as your child becomes more confident in
sure the cup that your child is pouring the liquid into is sturdy, so that the
liquid does not spill.
Give your child instructions, such as hold
the pitcher with one hand and the cup with the other. Pour slowly, tip the cup