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Behavioral and emotional development

My child doesn’t like getting dirty?

It is not uncommon for children to have different preferences and attitudes towards certain activities or experiences. If your child does not enjoy getting dirty, it may be helpful to gently encourage them to explore and play in different environments, such as in nature or with art materials. It may also be helpful to set clear boundaries and rules for cleanliness and hygiene, while still allowing for opportunities for them to engage in messy play. Additionally, it could be a good idea to communicate with your child and find out what they might be worried about so that you can understand their perspective.