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  • Mask Info: How do I help my child wear a mask for school?

    1.  Explain why: Use easy to understand language and positive phrasing. For example: Many people are sick right now. Wearing a mask will protect you and others from germs."

    2. Practice Makes Perfect: Shape the behavior by breaking it down into smaller steps and practice each step. 

    3. Let's Pretend: Integrate masks into your faborite pretend play schemes. 

    4. Put masks on stuffed animals and dolls.  We are all in this together!

    5. Take a picture: Ask family members or friends to take pictures of themselves wearing masks!

    6. Get creative: Let your child decorate their mask using crayons or markers. 

    7. Start with familiar clothing like a scarf or bandana.