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86540733First thing in the morning and many times during the day, children get dressed and undressed. It is the perfect time to start a good conversation.

  • Talk to the infant or child
  • Listen carefully to answers
  • Name pieces of clothing and prompt the child to repeat these names e.g. "The socks go on your feet "
  • Talk about colours and shapes
  • Count buttons on clothing. Allow the child to help in dressing a younger brother or sister e.g. "Bring me her yellow T-shirt "
  • Supply dolls which can be dressed and undressed.

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