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How can I fit these activities into my family's daily life?
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It is important to think about how to do early assistance activities in ways that do not make more work for you. By making everyday activities into learning experiences, teaching your child will be easier for you and will not take extra time.
|Explain the sounds and|
smells to your child when
you go to the market.
|Talk about what you are|
doing as you work.
Many people can help do these activities
Encourage family members, neighbors, and friends to become involved, too.People around you often want to help, but they may feel uncomfortable because they do not know how. Share what you have learned about vision problems, the activities you and your child are working on, and the reasons for doing these activities.
Children can also help if you show them how. Explain how they can adapt some of their games to include your child. Then encourage them to come up with new ideas on their own.