Good Going!: Successful Potty Training for Children in Child Care
Product Code: 125401
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From the training chair to the big potty, Good Going! has potty training policy and practice covered.
This comprehensive handbook examines potty training issues in child care settings and at home. Eight chapters offer you a healthy perspective for developing consistent policies and successful practices. Issues explored include:
· potty-training readiness
· potty training routines in group care programs
· bathroom design and equipment
· developing partnerships with parents
· clothing issues
· problems for parents and caregivers
Sample parent communication and detailed resource lists are included. Good Going is ideal for both beginning and experienced toddler caregivers facing this challenging milestone. Age Focus: 2-3. Softbound, 80 pgs.
"Gretchen Kinnell's Good Going is a much-welcomed and long overdue addition to the literature on potty training! This practical, comprehensive, and theoretically sound volume addresses the countless issues that must be considered when young children are developing their toileting skills both at home and in child care. Kinnell's invaluable suggestions for successful potty training, including sample letters and handouts, make this book an ideal choice for teachers, teacher trainers, and parents of young children."
Ellen Lynch, Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education, University of Cincinnati
"Lucky is the toddler who attends a child care program that follows the excellent advice conveyed in Good Going! Gretchen Kinnell has crafted a straightforward and comprehensive guide to successful potty training that respects the needs of the toddler, the parents, and the caregiver."
Patricia Witt Ahrens, co-author of Beginning with Babies
"..reading Good Going! will help parents and daycare providers avoid common mistakes and become true partners in helping a child learn to use the potty with confidence and ease.
Vincent R. Iannelli, MD, FAAP, President, Keep Kids Healthy, LLC