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Does your 3 year old primarily drink for a cup or sippy?

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Asked by pbjmoore at 3:54 PM on Jul. 18, 2008 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • My 3 yr olds have always drank out of a cup at that age.

    Answer by katiebug840204 at 3:55 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • Aaron still has a sippy when he is just laying around or in the car. I am really trying to not use them a lot though. Grace still uses one every now amd then also in the car etc.

    Answer by 2kidsunder3 at 4:00 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • My daughter just turned 3 in June and she just started drinking from a regular cup cup everyday a few weeks ago. She actually loves it! She used to be scared but I helpped her with it a few times now she does it perfectly!! I still let her use a sippy cup if she wants to tho.

    Answer by MommyMel03 at 4:01 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • oh and now my 18 month old uses a regular cup all the time too!!! Weird I know. She screams if I try to give her a sippy cup!

    Answer by MommyMel03 at 4:02 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • My three year old drinks from a cup. I took the sippy away at age two.

    Answer by mommy_of-2 at 4:09 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • Ian still uses a sippy most of the time. I give him a regular cup if he is sitting at the table for a meal sometimes. He still like to stick his hands in there though and make big messes, so I primarily give him a sippy. (He'll be 3 tomorrow) I haven't even thought about taking it away????

    Answer by LindseyS at 4:16 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • I only did sippy cups for about a month. Then straight to a regular cup. I started just at meal time, with only a few sips worth in there and then gradually increased it. My oldest used to bite on them and I noticed that she started getting an over bite so I didn't want them on them any longer then necessary. I really only used them to transition off the bottle.

    Answer by Jazak at 4:32 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • My son is 3 and uses a sippy cup most of the time. When we sit down for a meal, he uses a regular cup, but any other time he is still using a sippy.

    Answer by bookay at 5:15 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • Both my 3 year old and 1 year old drink from Regular cups and straw cups. They never liked the sippy cups.

    Answer by ProudOhioMom at 5:22 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • Aidan uses both...I mainly give him a sippy cup only because of the little one I still have running around....I can do without the spills!!!!

    Answer by calaid at 5:25 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

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