NAEYC: Help Your Preschooler Gain Self-Control

Posted on September 15, 2014 : Posted in Early Child Care, Legacy Academy, NAEYC

When asked about school readiness skills, many teachers say children who succeed in kindergarten know when and how to control their impulses. They can follow through when a task is difficult and listen to directions for a few minutes. These skills are linked to self-control. Children can develop them at preschool and at home. Here are a few ways families can help children learn self-control.