Things You Should Let Your 2-Year-Old Do On Their Own

2 year olds are know because of their fierce desire to be independent. Sometimes it seems easier for us to just do it for them because they take too long but it really is worth the time and patience to let them try tasks on their own. They surprise us all the time with their abilities, and their sense of pride for accomplishing it all on their own is rewarding for both you and your toddler.

  1. Peel a banana.
  2. Clear his dishes from the table after eating.
  3. Brush his teeth after you have brushed them first.
  4. Comb his hair.
  5. Put on his own shoes.
  6. Put his toys away.
  7. Wash his own hands.
  8. Wipe up spills.
  9. Zip zippers on clothing.
  10. Pick out own cups and bowls. I have a low drawer in the kitchen where I keep all his dishes and he can choose on his own.
  11. Drink from cup without a lid.
    Creating the lower lip seal is a good oral motor skill to be working on at this age
  12. Fold and put laundry away.

ESPAÑOL

Los niños de 2 años son conocidos por su feroz deseo de ser independientes. A veces parece más fácil para nosotros hacerlo por ellos porque tardan demasiado, pero realmente vale la pena el tiempo y la paciencia para permitirles intentar tareas por su cuenta. Nos sorprenden todo el tiempo con sus habilidades, y su orgullo por lograrlo solo es gratificante tanto para usted como para su hijo.

  1. Pelar una banana.
  2. Limpia sus platos de la mesa después de comer.
  3. Cepille sus dientes después de haberlos cepillado primero.
  4. Peina su cabello.
  5. Ponerse sus propios zapatos.
  6. Guarda sus juguetes.
  7. Lavarse las manos.
  8. Limpie los derrames.
  9. Subir y bajar el zipper en la ropa.
  10. Escojer su propio vaso y plato. Tengo un cajón bajo en la cocina donde guardo todos sus platos y él puede elegir solo.
  11. Beber de la taza sin tapa.
    Crear el sello del labio inferior es una buena habilidad motora oral para trabajar a esta edad
  12. Doblar y guardar la ropa.

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