Observe the child changing clothes. This allows observation of both undressing and dressing.
The adult starts to pull down the child’s pants, then asks for help.
The child pushes the pants down to the floor and tries to step out.
Early childhood educators and parents can encourage the child to help dress themselves. The child will like helping the adult find the head and arm holes, put shoes on and off, etc. Encourage the child to do as much dressing and undressing independently as she can.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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