A young child who is just beginning to walk is called a toddler. Such children are too innocent and they are playful, even with strangers in most of the cases. As such child still has much of the traits of a baby still left; there is a great need to socialize such children in order to make them behave in a way that is acceptable in the society. Some children do not develop social skills as easily as the other children of their age and thus it is the duty of parents to socialize their children. In order to socialize your child, you can follow the following tips:-
How to Properly Socialize a Toddlers
1. Teach Them Which Company Is Right:-
Toddler’s mind is still under the stage of development. They are always prone to the words of strangers. They are playful with everyone who offers them a chocolate or candy. You should start teaching them which company is right and which is wrong to socialize them. You can also show a slapping hand to your toddler sometimes when he commits a mistake.
2. Control Peer Relationships:-
Peer relationships or relationship with those who come in contact with them is another such factor that you need to take care about. If your toddler is habitual of reaching out of the house while crawling on his legs, you should keep a watch over him in order to prevent him from developing peer relationship with others.
3. Control Being Rejected By Your Child:-
If your toddler starts staying much in arms of other people, it will make him friendly with everyone. You should keep your toddler in your own arms to prevent rejection from his side. Though it is permitted that you can let the baby go into other’s arms for some time as well, but the baby should stay in your own arms the most of the times.
4. Make Him Understand the Touch of Others:-
A toddler never understands what is happening with him. He never has an estimate what kind of intention the other person has towards him. You beware about the way others touch your child and your child should be made to stay away from every person who carries/picks him up in a wrong way.
5. Teach Them the Way to greet others:-
When a toddler starts learning how to walk, he also starts learning how to build small words from his mouth and to make expressions/gestures with his hands. You can also begin to teach your toddler the way to greet others by the means of gestures/expressions during this time.
6. Teach Him the Proper Eating Habits:-
There is a specific age till which a mother breast feeds her baby, but once a toddler starts beginning to walk, you also have to teach him eating habits as well. Till such a time, the baby is feed with other food options as well. This includes usage of kerchief to wipe off the mouth and other such ways of getting socialized.