Observe a meal when a napkin is present.
If needed remind the child to “use your napkin.”
The child wipes the areas where food is, or could be, located.
Children can take care of basic needs when early childhood educators and parents give them the responsibility.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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