How to Get Children to Clean Up

One of the top complaints I hear from families and teachers is:

“My kids just won’t clean up after themselves.”

It does take a lot of energy to clean up after small beings so that frustration is certainly warranted.

But there’s something important to know about cleaning: it’s not a skill, like language that is simply absorbed by observing those around you.

Children must be taught how to clean up after themselves. (Click to Tweet)

I outlined my best strategy for teaching kids this valuable lesson in today’s Dr. Marcie Ask Me Anything! Click below to find out what it is.

Insight Into Action!

Parents: When exactly do you want to instruct your kiddo how to clean up?

Teachers: What is one activity after which you will begin instructing your little ones how to cleanup?

 

With a little help we can all grow. If a special person in your life can use this information, then please forward this blog.

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