Not for praise, not to encourage them. That can come later. I’ve distracted Joey a time or two while he was working simply because of my own excitement of what he was accomplishing.
When a child is actively engaged in a task they’re working. They’re learning. Figuring out how they can manipulate the tools before them.
It’s meaningful. They’re disciplining themselves.
So step back and let them work!
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Yes! Exactly 🙂
So true! Thanks for the reminder! 🙂
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