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Behavioral and emotional development

What types of rewards are good to give children?

There are many types of rewards that can be effective for children, but some examples include:

Verbal praise: This can be simple words of encouragement, such as “Great job!” or “You did a fantastic job today!”

Physical rewards: These can be small items, such as stickers or trinkets, that a child can earn for completing a task or behaving well.

Special privileges: These can include things like extra playtime, a special activity, or a small outing.

Quality time: Spending one-on-one time with a child, such as reading a book together or playing a game, can be a powerful reward.

It’s important to keep in mind that rewards should be age-appropriate, and that rewards should be used in moderation to avoid over-reliance on them.