Where ever there is a ‘don't’, we need to provide a ‘do’.
Where ever there is a ‘can't’, we need to provide a ‘can’.
Children’s have an undeveloped the pre frontal contex in their brain making it near impossible for them to know what they need to or can do, when they are told don’t. We can help them out by giving them one or two alternatives in these moments.
“You can’t touch this but instead you can ...”