When Your Child Begins to Reason

Injury Prevention When Your Child Begins to Reason cartoonBy the time your child reaches pre-school age, they have accomplished a great number of skills – talking, walking, running and playing. They are also learning to reason when it comes to their independence. Now is an appropriate time to begin teaching good safety habits to your preschool and/or elementary school children. Remember, your child learns by modeling your behavior; your safety habits will become their own. The suggestions in this section will help you explain why safety habits are good skills for pre-schoolers and elementary school children.