Sharing is hard for them. But
it’s something they must learn in order to get along in school, and in the world. It’s important to share with friends. However, your child must also learn to share with family members.
Do not allow your child to grab things from siblings, or from you. Return the things he grabs to those who had them first. But let him have a turn when his brother or sister is finished.
Don’t let your child hoard toys. A “turn” should last five or 10 minutes. Encourage her to trade toys with siblings and friends.
Example is always parents’ most powerful teaching tool. When playing with your child, bring up the concept of sharing by demonstrating it yourself. Pick up a toy. Play with it for a few minutes. Then offer to share it with him. Ask if you can have a turn with the toy he has. If he says no, suggest that you might get a turn in a little while.
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