In this image we see a table has been set up with different pretend food items. There is a puppet sitting close to the table and has been served pretend food. This play allows a child to experience table manners, gives them an opportunity to choose the food they wish to eat, gain confidence in setting up a table as well as an opportunity to learn the skill of cleaning up.
Starting with age 5, have a family rule that your child makes their bed every day--and then don't fix their work. This post has 100 ideas to help you tame the chaos in your home (and your life)--this is just one tip! These are really great tips for the whole house!!
1. Wake up first and get ready 2. 15 of physical exercise 3. Make a to do list each night 4. One long term goal you work on for a few min each day 5. Tune out the TV (and Facebook) except for a predetermined amount of time.
We Love Cooking with Kids - Here are the Basics to Make it Work