Routines are important because they help children understand what is happening.

They also help children gradually become more independent too.thCA900LBZ

But they can be hard to learn.  Things that look very simple to an adult might be very complicated for a child.

Or they might understand what to do, but find it hard to actually do it.

What would you like to help a child with ….?

Learning a routine with a start, middle and end

Knowing what is happening next and managing changes

Sticking to a task and helping with jobs

Some specific ideas for dressing skills