Mine. Next.

During a “Watch Me Grow!” mini session developed by the Indiana Association for Child Care Resource & Referral (IACCRR), Amy Healton (Infant Toddler Specialist with Child Care Solutions) offered those words to teach toddlers sharing and turn-taking. “Mine” is learned fairly quickly. How helpful to teach them to add the word “next” to communicate turn-taking to another child who is interested in playing with the same toy.

About Teresa Walls

Teresa Walls has served on the following ALSC committees: Membership, Managing Children's Services, Children and Technology, and the AASL/ALSC/YALSA Interdivisional Committee on School/Public Library Cooperation.
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