What should I do if my toddler throws a fit when she has to share toys?


Asked by auntmary45 at 2:27 PM on Jun. 28, 2008 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • well does she share with you? read her a lot of stories about it and tell her how it makes you feel when she doesnt share and how proud you feel of her when she does also record her voice when she doesn't share and if you think its okay let her listen tell her how you dont like the difference you like her acting like a good girl but ofcourse you love her no matter what theres lots of videos and books on this

    Answer by Patience1 at 2:33 PM on Jun. 28, 2008

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  • One thing that may help is letting her choose NOT to share certain things. I let my son put away special toys and it makes it easier to share the rest. If he chooses to bring them out then he must share.

    Answer by woodsyearthmama at 2:39 PM on Jun. 28, 2008

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  • have herget a tub and fill it with toys she wants her AND her friends to play with, make sure there are similar ones like 3-4 little ponies or little people.if she has a hand in deciding what to share she might injoy it.

    Answer by electricblue at 10:02 PM on Jun. 28, 2008

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  • I agree, it's a turf war. Let her have some control over what is "ok" to share and what's special. Put aside the special toys before the other kids come. When they do start playing intervene gently. I'll say something like, "Ok, he's going to play with this now and then in ten minutes, you can switch. While you wait, how about this toy." Talk before the guests arrive about what is expected. Let her help you come up with a plan - what to share, hwo to share, games to play together. . . etc.

    Answer by ldmrmom at 10:45 PM on Jun. 28, 2008

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    Answer by GoldenWhite at 5:43 AM on Jun. 29, 2008

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