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My Name: An Activity from Productive Parenting


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Target Age:

Middle 4-year-old

Materials you will need:

Confetti, glitter, markers, sequins, paper

What to do:

This activity is designed to help your child understand that children want to be called by their given name only. Write your child's name in large, elaborate letters, then have your child decorate it. Tell your child the reason you chose the name and how important it is. Tell your child that everyone has a name and that's what people want to be called.

Variations:

You may want to post your child''s name creation on his/her bedroom door. You may want to explain that some children have nicknames and that is fine but no one should ever call children names that are not complimentary.

Skills learned:

  • Social Development
  • Self Concept
  • Listening
  • Creative Expression

Skills learned:

  • Social Development
  • Self Concept
  • Listening
  • Creative Expression

Activity category:

  • Exploring our World

For more activities customized to the age of your child, visit ProductiveParenting.com.

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