Simple & Easy Ideas for Building Toddler Self- Help Skills

self help

My three year old son is at ” No, I do it!” stage of development.   This stage can be stressful and challenging  when it shows up so unexpectedly.   Here are some simple, easy, and helpful tips from other moms.  Good Luck!


Self Dressing Skills @

hooray sef dress skill

This mom was so clever!  She thought about putting toys in containers with zippers, snaps, sliders, velcro and etc.  Kids can practice dressing skills without knowing what they are doing is good for them.

Get Rid of NO! @


Shoe Sticker @

Toddler Shoe Sticker

“Put a sticker that is cut in half in your toddler’s shoes. This way they can put their shoes on the correct foot by themselves.”  Genius!

Beauty Shop in a Box @

hair accessory organization

Hair Brushing practice, hair clips are fun way to develop fine motor skills too.

Practice Self-Help Skills and Social Skills


Kid Accessible Items @

kid accessable

Printable Table Setting Place Mats @

place mats

Print, laminate, or  use contact paper .  It’s always a good idea to have  visuals  when teaching a new skill.

Chore Chart



You Shall Not Pass Toilet Paper Sign

Next few  images  are wonderful additional ideas.

parking lot

Chalk drawn parking space for bikes, scooters, or wagons.

sweep in the box

Make an outline for your toddler and teach hand-eye coordination.

For more helpful ideas.

Blog: 10 Best DIY Gifts for Toddlers

Thank You Blog Sign


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3 Responses to Simple & Easy Ideas for Building Toddler Self- Help Skills

  1. Pingback: My 10 Best DIY Gifts for Toddlers | Simple Planner

  2. The Monko says:

    some great ideas here, I love the shoe stickers and Oh my goodness we need the toilet paper line on the wall

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