26 June 2006

Teach kids their ABCs while they wash their hands

Jennifer shows how easily one can slip bits of learning into everyday routines:

When I toilet trained my kids, I started singing the ABC's with them while they washed their hands.  By the time toilet training was done, so was learning the alphabet!

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If someone could come up with a hack for the reverse, then we'd really have something.

I do this with teeth brushing and it works like a charm. My daughter actually looks forward to it.

Another benefit to singing the ABC's while hand washing is that by the time the song is sung "germs" are washed away.

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