Setting the Table
- When you aren't using your best china, have your child help you set the table.
- Have her count the number of people who will be eating, then count out the same number of knives, forks, spoons, plates, napkins, and so on.
- Show her how to place everything on the table properly.
- For younger children, you may want to set the plates and other breakables yourself, and have your child help you with silverware and napkins-- unless, of course, you are using paper plates!
Copyright Â© 1998 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Preschooler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.
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