Using a Napkin
“Wipe That (Messy) Look Off Your Face!”
Give your child opportunities to wipe his
face with a cloth, towel, blanket, tissue and wipes.
to the napkin and then to your child’s face.
place the napkin in your child’s hand and guide it toward his face.
play, have your child wipe the doll’s face and hands. Then have your child do
the same on his own face.
instruct your child to use a napkin during meals to clean his own face while
you are physically wiping your face.
taking a bath, have your child wash hands and face with a washcloth.
your child a napkin during all meals and snacks.
practice, your child will learn to use a napkin appropriately.