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Movement: 9 to 12 Months

Props for Standing

 

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Prepare the environment so you feel happy that your child is safe to explore

Be ready for when your child starts to crawl and walk alone:

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Attach a wooden bar about two inches in diameter to a wall for your child to practise pulling himself up on.

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Provide sturdy stools for your child to pull himself up on and remove all wobbly tables and chairs that he might pull on top of himself.

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Put things that your child can play with on low shelves and things that are off limit out of his reach.

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Put security locks on cupboards that you don't want your child to open.


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Show your child how
 
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Help him to understand what the bar is for by showing how to clasp his hands on it.

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Offer a stool or a hand for you child to pull himself up on when he is showing that he wants to get up higher to see or do something.


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Allow time
 
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Let him try at pulling up on things for himself rather than pulling him up with your own hands. He will learn more quickly through his own effort.

 

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